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Re: Using emacs in slackware


From: Bijan Soleymani
Subject: Re: Using emacs in slackware
Date: 07 Feb 2003 15:06:09 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

address@hidden (Kai Gro├čjohann) writes:

> Bijan Soleymani <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > Those things won't wash in the console. Console is ASCII. In ASCII
> > alt(meta) and control characters only exist in one case, so they can't
> > be shifted.
> 
> Well, you can use the function keys in the console because they send
> some kind of escape sequence -- I'm sure more escape sequences for
> the missing key combos could be added to some console
> implementations, and then Emacs could be taught about them, and then
> Steve would be a happy camper.

Yes I said later on in my post that noone had bothered to fix the
problem. I didn't say it was impossible to fix. However fixing it
would give features to the console that would be "impossible" on a
real ascii text terminal.

Bijan


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