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Re: Default command key under X11

From: Banlu Kemiyatorn
Subject: Re: Default command key under X11
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 16:14:08 +0700

On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 4:09 PM, Richard Frith-Macdonald
<address@hidden> wrote:
> I would say ... because the control key is already defined and has its own 
> uses ... control and command keys are separate ... I imagine it would mess 
> lots of stuff up if you tried to use one key for two purposes.
> Probably what you are really looking for is an alternative mapping of 
> keyboard shortcuts ...I would have thought it would make sense to define a 
> theme to remap standard shortcuts any way you like, without conflating the 
> concepts of the different keys as far as the API is concerned.
> So, when using a gnome theme, you would remap the keyboard shortcuts in the 
> menus to match whatever is normal in gnome ... but the gui internals and API 
> would remain consistent and OSX/OpenStep compatible.

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