Subject: What is a keysym, scan code, etc?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Travis Hassloch x231 <travis@EvTech.com>
Date: 06/05/1996 16:13:32
I'm a bit confused by all the layering of keyboard interpretation.
As I see it:
keyboard ------> kbd/bios/firmware -------> kernel ----------> procs
?code? scan code ascii/signals
Things get more muddy (to me, anyway) when X is involved.
Drivers are also involved here somewhere, but I don't know if it does the
mapping to or from scan codes.
Can anyone illuminate it for me?
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