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Re: Bug#18581: ae writes ^M's at every newline

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> >      A less serious, but annoying, problem with the current version of
> > ae is that only function keys are used to control the program.
> > Earlier versions allowed one to use either ^R or F3 to read a file, ^W
> > or F4 to write a file, and ^C or F10 to exit.  The loss of the control
> > keys is a major annoyance for those of us who were brought up on
> > control keys.  I suggest that future versions have both the control
> > keys and the function keys in the distribution key bindings.
> > 
> There is an even better reason to do this. In an xterm most window
> managers "usurp" the first 4 function keys, making it impossible to save a
> file in an xterm.

So these window managers are broken! Which window managers are doing
this? I didn't find such problems with fvwm and fvm95.

Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>

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