Date: Sat Apr 12 2003 - 04:14:37 EDT
Paul Rohr wrote:
> Yep, those bindings used to work with the old/complex/low-level
> When Jeff originally wrote that code, he focused more on being able to
> get all the complex keybindings he wanted to trap, and after much
> gnashing of teeth over Win32 keyboard APIs that were broken at a number
> of different levels on different OS flavors, he went ahead and rolled
> his own
> very-low-level stuff.
> I do remember discussing ALT+keypad with him, and he had a solution in
> mind, but it never got implemented. I'm not surprised to hear that it
> interfered with some input methods, though -- Jeff didn't design for
> Not that any of this information helps you now that we've switched
> mechanisms -- Jordi will take care of things now -- but it brought back
> old memories.
> PS: Next time you run across long comments written by Jeff, I'd
> recommend reading them more closely. He's one of the most talented
> developers I've ever met.
Yes indeed! I've been following his work through the PieceTable code.
Extremely Impressive stuff.
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