Subject: Re: Ctrl-V key obscurities?
To: Theo Deraadt <>
From: James M Chacon <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/26/1994 23:59:01
>> Ctrl-V is by default the `literal next' character.
>That's correct. In particular, those who like can try a number of unix
>machines nearby test if typing ^V^D at the shell prompt logs you out.
>If it's properly working, it should not log you out.
>[newt tmp 258 ]# ^D
>^D: Command not found.
>This is the correct behaviour.

Agreed but should emacs require a ^V^V to get normal control-V usage?
I know of no other system I have to do this on other than NetBSD, and since
I use emacs a lot, this seems really broken.