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Re: Suggestion for terminal package maintainers

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
>> >variations.
>> 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 and see which of those is true.


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