Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration
- From: David Frey <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 24 May 1997 22:54:33 +0200
- Message-id: <m0wVNq2-000AHaC@eos>
- In-reply-to: Your message of "Sat, 24 May 1997 20:51:32 +0200." <Pine.LNX.3.96.970524204229.5812C-100000@klee>
On Sat, May 24 1997 20:51 +0200 Christian Schwarz writes:
A agree 110%.
> Hi folks!
> I just read the excellent article "Consisten Keyboard Configuration" by
> John F. Bunch in the Linux Journal, issue #38.
> It would be nice if we could specify a keyboard configuration in the
> Policy Manual. That is: we define how each key should behave in the Debian
> system and configure all our packages to apply to this standard. In Debian
> 2.0 each key should perform the same action in a program, no matter if you
> run it on the console, in an XTerm, or somewhere else (e.g. standalone X
> For example, on my keyboard I can use the up- and down-arrow keys to
> scroll in "less" (on the console and in an Xterm), but the PgUp and PgDn
> keys only work in the Xterm--not on the console.
Huh. I have the opposite problem: The end key doens't work in xterms!
xterms are in my experience in this regard pathological (opposed to VCs)
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