On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 03:03:00PM +0200, Polytropon wrote: > On Sat, 23 May 2009 06:35:56 -0400, Thomas Dickey <dic...@radix.net> wrote: > > probably (outside of Linux and a few special cases such as Cygwin, > > "everyone" else uses ^H for backspace - all of the BSD's and all > > of the vendor Unix's). > > As far as I know, ^? indicates the delete key... Maybe the > delete key does ^H in this setting?
By "uses ^H for backspace", I was referring to the terminal emulators such as xterm which can be initialized to send either ^H or ^? for the "backspace" key, as well as the console terminals which generally send one or the other... -- Thomas E. Dickey http://invisible-island.net ftp://invisible-island.net
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