Re: [code] how to find the meta key?

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 17:31:50 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Simon,

On Fri, 17 May 2013, Simon wrote:

> On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:
>>
>> Simon,
>>
>> On Fri, 17 May 2013, Simon wrote:
>>
>>> [snip]
>>>
>>> Just out of interest I tried looking at the home, end debug output in
>>> terminal and SecureCRT and it doesn't look good for SecureCRT. So now I'm
>>> wondering why home & end work in vim in SecureCRT.
>>
>>
>> As I stated earlier, Vim uses termcap, not curses. Termcap is more low
> level and seems to detect the correct keys.
>
> Interesting. I wonder why textadept choose curses over (what seems like the
> more compatible) termcap? Is it too late to change? -- Simon

Yes. termcap is too low-level for me and curses is much easier to program
with.

Cheers,
Mitchell

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