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Re: Suggestion for terminal package maintainers
On Jun 3 14:53, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Right. That's because the space key does not return any other character
> then 0x20 in the Windows console, regardless of the modifier keys you're
> pressing. Same goes for Alt-Space which should ideally return Esc-Space
> or \240. Maybe we should really add that while we're at it.
Let's skip that. I just made a quick test. Ctrl-Space for ^@ works fine,
but Alt-Space probably never will. Unfortunately Alt-Space is bound to
opening the Windows Console menu. The keypress doesn't reach Cygwin's
input routine at all.
As for other console improvements, that's maybe a nice job for somebody
to contribute to Cygwin. The handling of escape sequences and the
console I/O is pretty much only in a single source file, so it should be
easy to get a grip on it. I would just like to avoid any backward
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