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suckless terminal - with my changes
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commit cf1fcc4d96f9162272003f82839388093c01360e
parent 230d0c8428456603ce3629dac75c46abc4c9f016
Author: Christoph Lohmann <20h@r-36.net>
Date:   Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:20:28 +0100

Change the FAQ for the new Backspace behaviour.

Diffstat:
FAQ | 16+++++++++-------
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ @@ -98,10 +98,14 @@ If you want to compile st for OpenBSD you have to remove -lrt from config.mk, an st will compile without any loss of functionality, because all the functions are included in libc on this platform. -## Backspace key does not work +## The Backspace Case + +St is emulating the Linux way of handling backspace being delete and delete being +backspace. This is an issue that was discussed in suckless mailing list -<http://lists.suckless.org/dev/1404/20697.html>: +<http://lists.suckless.org/dev/1404/20697.html>. Here is why some old grumpy +terminal users wants its backspace to be how he feels it: Well, I am going to comment why I want to change the behaviour of this key. When ASCII was defined in 1968, communication @@ -155,11 +159,9 @@ This is an issue that was discussed in suckless mailing list [1] http://www.ibb.net/~anne/keyboard.html [2] http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Keyboard-and-Console-HOWTO-5.html -## But I really want a wrong backspace key and a wrong delete key +## But I really want the old grumpy behaviour of my terminal -If you really want emulate the errors of another terminal emulators -and have a backspace key that generates a DELETE and a delete key -that generates BACKSPACE, then you can apply the patch -found in [1], but please do not tell me it. +Apply [1]. [1] http://st.suckless.org/patches/delkey +