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Andries Brouwer wrote:
> On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 10:51:18PM +0200, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
>
> > Well, it's not just that, not if we want Meta kernel keys to
> > become Meta X keys. Which wouldn't be a bad thing, since it
> > would mean we'd have the keyboard acting the same under console
> > and X. But in this case it would be nice if Linux knew about
> > more modifiers than just shift, ctrl, alt, meta.
>
> The X and kernel systems are incompatible.
> The Linux kernel has 8 modifiers. Any key can be a modifier.
> Read keymaps(5).

There goes one of my dreams ...

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