Mac OS X Meta key? [was: That "vision" thang...]
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Thu Feb 26 17:34:28 EST 2009
Aidan Kehoe wrote:
> Ar an séú lá is fiche de mí Feabhra, scríobh Rodney Sparapani:
> > Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> > > New thread: this is a bug, not a bad dream.
> > >
> > Well, this has been discussed before; see
> > http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.xemacs.beta/25929
> > (How do you unroll a thread in gmane?)
> Click on the subject line. See also
> http://email@example.com -- I don’t think
> I heard whether that worked for you or not, though I may not have CCed you.
Can't remember exactly. I do remember that I had an awful time retrieving
the patch from the mailing list. Do people actually use them that way?
You managed to get me one via some other method. But, I don't think it
worked. I'll have to try again to make sure. Are the patches somewhere
else for easy retrieval?
> Anyway, the issue there was the same reason many Windows keyboard people
> hate XEmacs; one important developer with trouble tolerating other users’
> preferred defaults. I still despise the idea of having the behaviour you
> want as a default, and now GNU Emacs running under Cocoa has it as a
> default, and has its own special way of turning it off, independent of their
> Carbon port. There doesn’t seem to be a nice way to implement it :-/ .
> > I don't really consider it a bug per se, I was just hoping that this is
> > adopted as a feature request as long as we were talking about the future
> > and OS X came up.
> Yes, the XEmacs Carbon port should absolutely support what you want in a
> reasonable fashion. Do you think Choi’s variable names are the way to go?
That would be great. I think it would be a good idea to keep Andrew's
Anybody who has done this in the past will be looking for it.
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