[COMMIT] Be better about key sequence syntax, po-mode.el
kehoea at parhasard.net
Fri Sep 3 10:17:28 EDT 2010
Ar an triú lá de mí Méan Fómhair, scríobh Mats Lidell:
> >>>>> Norbert Koch <viteno at xemacs.org> writes:
> Norbert> if I read the smoketest results correctly, this code does not compile
> Norbert> (21.5 MULE output).
> Yes and just evaulating this
> (define-key po-mode-map [(control c) (control #)]
> Give "Invalid read syntax". Should it be
> (define-key po-mode-map [(control c) (control ?#)]
The canonical way of representing a key is as a symbol, so (control \#).
Your syntax is fine too.
> Related: I guess there is some place in the manual where one can read
> about such beasts as the #-char. It has some special maeaning for a
> non lisper like me trying to learn, is there a pointer to some docs
See the expression prefix syntax class in the Lispref,
(Info-goto-node "(lispref.info)Syntax Class Table")
Basically, because # starts the read syntax for structures, quoted
functions, and compiled functions, it needs to be quoted to be treated as a
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