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Re: inconsistent bindings of backspace and delete between X and xterm


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: inconsistent bindings of backspace and delete between X and xterm
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 19:45:49 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Dale Hagglund <address@hidden> writes:

> I poked around a bit in term/*.el but I didn't see where the termcap
> interpretation is happening.

See src/term.c:term_get_fkeys_1.

> That aside, wouldn't it still be better to use the generate the same
> <delete> function key for for the same physical key both under X and
> xterm (or a real vt220, for that matter)?

Emacs has to depend on the terminal information database.  There is no way
to find out the physical location of a key in termcap/terminfo.

Andreas.

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