Subject: Re: port-i386/2264: extremely annoying choice of key map for standard PC keyboard BACKSPACE key
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: port-i386
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)