Re: Fix del key patch for Gnome-Terminal

"Sarel J. Botha" <> writes:

> On Mon, May 15, 2000 at 05:47:55PM +0200, Marko Macek wrote:
> > - emacs/info/... hate having ^H for BackSpace (a bug in those programs)
> isnt' this maybe a bug in ncurses then?

No, it's a design decision for emacs and info.  (You could call it a
bug, but it's not an accidental thing.)

Emacs (and Info, which uses many of the same key commands) uses ^H as
the help key, and DEL as the backspace key.  This was because of the
defaults of some vt terminal, iirc.

Alan Shutko <> - In a variety of flavors!
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