[Twisted-Python] Mozilla bondage.. err, bindings (Was: Re: In Defense of Taps)

Tommi Virtanen tv at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Feb 12 02:26:43 EST 2003

On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 02:17:12PM -0600, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> These kinds of tools are the things that you don't notice very often as a
> developer, as they come "for free" for doing things a certain way.  For
> example, most GTK or MacOS X developers are unaware that emacs keybindings are
> set by default, but they use the toolkit and they don't re-bind all the keys
> immediately.
> Certain apps that have to play by their own rules break things.  For instance,
> Mozilla _does_ rebind all keys immediately, and you can tell, because their
> emacs keys emulation used to be far less consistent, especially across
> platforms.  There are a lot of users who don't care about this, and probably
> most developers don't either.  When you put all the users who use all the weird
> features together, though, you end up with almost everybody.

	I'm curious, how do you figure Mozilla _re_binds keys? It's
	not a GTK app or anything like that. The first binding is the
	final binding..

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