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    SubjectRe: GGI, EGCS/PGCC, Kernel source
    Mike Jagdis <> wrote with confidence:
    > I don't suppose the key mapping could be "fixed" in such a way
    > that mappings could be attached to any old tty line rather than
    > just PC keyboards? It would often be useful to be able to do
    > key mappings on terminals as well. Some terminals can even send
    > PC scancodes if you want...

    Hmmm... Not a bad idea. I didn't intend to muck with the
    TTY line discipline, but this _does_ have some posibilities,
    such as:

    * (PC) Treat the keyboard/PS2 ports as `funny' serial ports.
    * (Mac) ADB simply becomes a collection of serial ports

    * All TTY lines can hook into an EvStack, with
    the input characters filtered through a
    (global/per-device/per-tty/whatever) translation
    filter (ie keymap) that outputs Unicode keypresses.

    (We're using Unicode16 - if at all possible -
    throught the EvStack system)

    Jason McMullan - Linux - GGI -
    NT 5.0 is the last nail in the Unix coffin. Interestingly, Unix
    isn't in the coffin... It's wondering what the heck is sealing
    itself into a wooden box 6 feet underground...

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