Alt key not recognized as Meta in xterm

Andy Koppe
Fri Jan 1 17:15:00 GMT 2010

2010/1/1 Thomas Dickey:
> On Fri, 1 Jan 2010, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>>    XTerm*vt100.metaSendsEscape: true
>> Actually that's not a hack, but the correct solution. I think this
>> needs to be part of the default config in /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm.
> However, the reason that it's not is because there's no standard for
> the meta key assignment.

Understood. I didn't mean it should be the default for Xterm in
general, but it should be for Cygwin's version, due to UTF-8 being the
default charset.


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