Names for control characters (Was: "(in 6429)" in allkeys.txt)

Eli Zaretskii eliz at
Wed Mar 12 12:45:07 CDT 2014

> Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:36:37 +0000
> From: Selvaraju Anbu Kaveeswarar <anbu at>
> Cc: "Whistler, Ken" <ken.whistler at>, starback at, unicode at
> Unicode 1 names are deprecated and the new names are in their place.

Obviously, the new names are useless when they are null.  Emacs lets
users specify a character by its name, so it uses aliases for
characters whose Name property is a null string.

More information about the Unicode mailing list