emacs -nw keypad, tpu-edt.el, and C-h

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Fri May 29 15:43:00 GMT 2009


On 5/29/2009 6:35 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 15:02:35 +0100
>> From: Andy Koppe <andy dor koppe at gmail.com>
>> There's an ancient and pointless argument about whether the Backspace
>> key should send ^H (0x08) or ^? (0x7F).
> 
> Actually, this holy war can be bypassed, without sacrificing Emacs
> correctly working on a console.  What the console should send for that
> is the <Backspace> function key.

Makes sense to me.  Andy, is there any reason all cygwin terminals 
shouldn't do this (including mintty)?  This already happens under X, and 
users would then have consistent behavior.

Ken

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