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Re: Suggestion for terminal package maintainers
On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 11:55:23AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 05:47:57PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>On Jun 2 11:39, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 05:33:27PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>>Maybe it is, that's why I'm asking. But, if we do that, shouldn't
>>>>Ctrl-Backspace return ^H as in xterm? So far the Cygwin console
>>>>returned ^H without and ^? with Ctrl, now it returns ^? in both
>>>IMO, cygwin's console == linux console. On two of my systems (Fedora
>>>and Gentoo) CTRL-Backspace returns Backspace on the console. Now that
>>>I'm at work, I see that CTRL-Backspace returns ^H on my Ubuntu system.
>>>But, so far, the CTRL-Backspace == Backspace contingent is winning.
>>Uh, oh, hmm. I was always under the impression we try to be as xterm
>>compatible as possible, rather than the Linux console.
>Huh. I thought we were going for the linux console. Maybe someone
>should look at fhandler_console.cc and see which of those is true.
In thinking about this some more, we obviously try to emulate xterm in
at least one respect - we have an escape sequence (added by some
nameless individual) which allows you to change the title of the
Hmm. I think I'm now in the wrong mailing list. Changing the reply-to