Re: [code] Re: backspace again + translated strings

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:26:45 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Joshua,

On Thu, 14 Aug 2014, Joshua Krmer wrote:

> On 2014-08-14, 8:36, Mitchell wrote:
>> This is not correct. When I press "^V Backspace" in my terminal, I
>> get ^? (127). Textadept will interpret it as ASCII 8 ('\b'), while ^H
>> will be interpreted as Ctrl+H ('ch'). In my case at least, I can
>> distinguish between Backspace and ^H. If BS is mapped to ^H, then
>> Textadept will always see 'ch', and not '\b'.
>> Is this not desirable? Maybe I "fixed" the wrong thing...
> Hi Mitchell. Please let me explain why I think this to be undesirable.
> [snip]

Thanks very much for your time and insight. That is good information to
know. I have reverted my change and applied Niklas'.


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