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Re: [MIT-Scheme-devel] bucky bits vs control characters in X input event

From: Chris Hanson
Subject: Re: [MIT-Scheme-devel] bucky bits vs control characters in X input events
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 17:04:59 -0400
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Taylor R Campbell wrote:
> Right now, Edwin's X interface explicitly discards the bucky bit for
> control; instead it just uses the underlying control character, which
> X automatically supplies, but this doesn't work for keys with no ASCII
> control-character equivalents, to input which one must use the
> explicit prefix (C-^ or C-z).  Is there a reason that Edwin doesn't
> discard the control bit only if the underlying character is already a
> control character?  Changing it to do this is trivial.

There's no good reason for this.  Go ahead and change it.

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