Re: [PATCH] tty canonical mode: nicer erase behaviour

Kai Henningsen (
24 Sep 2001 08:45:00 +0200 (Nadav Har'El) wrote on 23.09.01 in <>:

> Just too bad Debian's policy is to make ^? the erase character - pretty
> much the opposite of what most Unix users used before that. Pretending

Actually, the main argument for chosing this was that this *was* the
traditional behaviour - as seen by vtxxx terminals and traditional Unix
applications like emacs. (If ^H was the traditional erase, how come emacs
wants ^H for help? Doesn't add up.)

MfG Kai
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