Re: Keybindings Problems

On Mon, 2003-03-31 at 14:42, Frank Belew wrote:
> Here's the situation:
> We have a Keybinding scheme selection box in the control-center
> It has a dropdown with 2 choices, Emacs, and GNOME Default
> I choose emacs, but in many applications (including gedit which I would
> think would be one of the few to get it right), are busted.
> In gedit, I hit Ctrl-A, it selects all, emacs says beginning of line
> There are other examples of this kind of inconsistent behaviour
> throughout gnome. Some worse than others.
> Since its a problem with XEMBED weirdness and menus, I'm mailing here
> instead of filing specific bugs on the apps. If this option can't be
> helped, why is it there to confuse someone who _thinks_ they are going
> to get their emacs keybindings? 
Yeah, the bug's filed in control-center. Although really the emacs mode
should be removed as a crack feature :-)

Andrew Sobala <aes gnome org>

"If we eventually have the ubercool component system - based on Bonobo, or
something else - then great, we can then proxy it over IIOP, D-BUS, SOAP,
and morse code." -- hp

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