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    SubjectRe: UTF-8 and Alt key in the console
    Marko Macek wrote:
    > H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> One would also like to distinguish, say, Backspace from Ctrl-H. This
    >> is trickier, because the termios settings don't permit compound
    >> keys. The most obvious way to deal with that is an escape code for
    >> Ctrl-H, but that has the risk of breaking a lot of other things.
    > Backspace is not a problem, since it generates ^? (DEL/127) on Linux
    > since the early days.

    And yet, Ctrl/H *is* backspace. Look it up in any ASCII chart. Let's
    not make a virtue out of ignoring or breaking standards.

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