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Re: BS versus DEL (was: I18N for Debian 1.3?)

On Wed, 20 Nov 1996, Joey Hess wrote:

> What you're saying, though, is that currently, programs running in the
> console treat BS and DEL as two different keys, while programs running
> under X treat BS and DEL the same. That's very inconsistent. Instead of
> pleasing one side or the other, It seems that debian pleases no one
> here. Shouldn't this be cleaned up, one way or the other?
> I was also suggesting that apps be configured to recognize page up, page
> down, home, and end, where possible. IIRC, there are several that don't.

Well, what about adding a new section to our programmer's manual that
defines how key mappings should work?

It would be really nice if we could have a unique interpretation of



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