Re: Bug#340125: [fwd: Bug#340125: octave-mode rebinds M-BS]
Rafael Laboissiere <email@example.com> writes:
> I am forwarding below a bug report filed against the octave2.9-emacsen
> package. The submitter claims that the meta-backspace should not be
> bound by octave-mode.
There is a subtle but important distinction between M-DEL (bound to
backward-kill-word and not overriden in octave-mode AFAICT) and M-C-h
(bound to mark-defun by default, and overriden to octave-mark-defun in
octave-mode). If backspace is generating C-h rather than DEL, then
that's a misconfiguration on the user's part that will generally play
badly with Emacs.
Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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