[ESS] Issue with error/warning messages in Emacs.app

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Mon Jan 19 16:21:18 CET 2009

Stephen Eglen wrote:
> To follow up on the mac issue:
>> - As I understand it, Carbon is an older technology than Cocoa (on
>> which Aquamacs and Emacs.app are based).
> Indeed, cocoa is newer; further, the Emacs developers dropped carbon
> support a while ago, the 'nextstep' port is the way forward, and this is
> in cocoa.

I'd just like to add that with Cocoa you can make Option the Meta key
and keep the Apple key for the usual Mac stuff.  This gives you
best of breed key choices.  This can also be done with the Carbon
API, however, with Cocoa it is much easier and more robust.


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