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Re: Emacs undo behavior frustrating for new users.

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Emacs undo behavior frustrating for new users.
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:33:49 +0700

On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 7:01 PM Garreau, Alexandre
<address@hidden> wrote:

> In qwerty and dvorak: S-/ is ?, so C-S-/ is C-?, which is impossible to
> type (it gives ? usually), while corresponding to DEL under a terminal.

In the age of hardware terminals, it might have been reasonable that
the Control key only lets you enter the 33 control characters.

These days? Control and Alt are just modifier keys that can be pressed
with every other key, whether alphabetic, numeric, or functional.
Today’s terminal emulators should learn to pass these to applications

Somebody has even invented an encoding scheme to be able to represent
keys with modifiers:


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