Re: Munging of del and backspace
On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 09:51:01PM +0200, Kai Gro?johann wrote:
> For backward compatibility, many modes bind RET, TAB, DEL instead of
> <return>, <tab>, <backspace>.
It's not just for backward compatibility, it's for portability -- RET, TAB,
DEL are portable among different devices (because emacs takes care to make
sure they are), whereas <return>, <tab>, <backspace> are not.
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