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    SubjectRe: UTF-8 and Alt key in the console
    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.

    It would be really nice to be able get arbitrary modifier combinations for all keys
    and a separate combination for the escape key.


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