Bug#446191: 50devhelp.el naugtily binds reserved Emacs key, F7
Trent W. Buck
trentbuck at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 19:14:11 UTC 2007
On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 01:56:50PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le jeudi 11 octobre 2007 à 08:55 +1000, Trent W. Buck a écrit :
> > Package: devhelp
> > Version: 0.16.1-1
> > Severity: minor
> > File: /etc/emacs/site-start.d/50devhelp.el
> > Tags: patch
> > This line of 50devhelp.el is naughty:
> > (global-set-key [f7] 'devhelp-word-at-point)
> > according to the Emacs manual, (info "(emacs)Keymaps"):
> > The function keys <F5> through <F9> are also reserved for users.
> > it should be removed.
> What keybinding would you recommend to set for this purpose?
IMO, no binding should be created at all. If a user wants to use the
command, they can use M-x devhelp-word-at-point RET or bind the
command themselves in .emacs. If you're set on using some keybinding,
according to (info "(elisp)Key Binding Conventions") you can use <F11>
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