Bug#326200: xterm: please set eightBitInput: false by default so Alt is usable as such
Reuben Thomas wrote:
> What is wrong with patching xterm so that it defaults to eightBitInput
> being false rather than true, as other terminals do?
Nothing I can see except that we are in a freeze. It is probably
worth making the change anyway, but I will leave that to the emacs
Re interaction with metaSendsEscape: of course it would not confuse
new users, but would existing configurations might start to misbehave?
I readily admit I do not understand the details. Bug#574396 does not
look resolved and I am too ignorant to figure out the current state of
Thanks again for reporting this --- I had been wondering why
Meta+key did not work in emacs.