Re: BS in rxvt+ncurses
email@example.com (Will Lowe) wrote on 08.12.97 in <Pine.LNX.3.95q.971208193616.3878Afirstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Tue, 9 Dec 1997, Philip Hands wrote:
> > BTW I'd be interested to hear any justification of why <--- == DEL
> Well, from a sheer visual standpoint, seeing an arrow pointing to the
> left, like on the BS key (<--), makes one think that pushing that
> button's going to move the cursor that way, just like the other arrow
Well, that's what the <-- == DEL proposal wants to have, too.
> I've NEVER understood the funky behavior of the BS key on *nix.
What "funky behaviour"?
In my VCs, <-- gives DEL and destructively moves the cursor to the left.
Under DOS, <-- gives BS and destructively moves the cursor to the left.
Where is the problem?
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