Subject: Re: port-i386/2264: extremely annoying choice of key map for standard PC keyboard BACKSPACE key
To: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/1996 21:50:24
> What does emacs have to do with the codes a keyboard should generate for
> a standardly labeled key?
The key in that position on a VT100 sends DEL. That's standard enough for
The key in that position on most PC keyboards that I have encountered
don't say "backspace"; they are labeled with a kind of arrow. So sending
DEL still seems right.
--apb (Alan Barrett)