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Re: ?\_ patch

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: ?\_ patch
Date: 07 Feb 2003 15:17:33 +0100
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Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:

> In article <address@hidden>, Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:
> > I really don't like the wierd double identity of ?\s, but I'm not sure
> > what alternative there is... Perhaps kim's idea (?\SPC), but with a less
> > ambiguous syntax, e.g., #\SPC or something.
> Ah!  I completely forgot about `#' syntax.  I think it's a
> good idea.

I don't object to it, but I think it is unnecessary.

Why add a whole new syntax just because we need ?\s which can be added
with no hazzle at all?

> Currently single-key-description produces these: TAB, RET,
> ESC, SPC, DEL.  Allowing the corresponding #\TAB, #\RET,
> #\ESC, #\SPC, #\DEL seems nifty.

If everyone else agrees this is a good idea, I'd suggest
using #?SPC, #?TAB, etc.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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