Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Ticket #3087, comment 16


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10/07/13 17:43:30 (8 years ago)
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  • Ticket #3087, comment 16

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    2222> The internals of any computer system are gazillions of ugly hacks and workarounds and legacy stuff built on top of each other. The goal is to hide it from the end user and give them something that's as easy to use as possible. 
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    24 Agreed. I simply don't agree that 'Meta' is some exotic term that should be avoided. And if someone decides it should - I'd vote for calling this 'escape' not 'alt', as it's more generic and true. And more robust - would work in broken terminal emulators (like misconfigured putty or inside screen), from crippled keyboards, might be used by handicapped people etc. 
     24Agreed. I simply don't agree that 'Meta' is some exotic term that should be avoided. And if someone decides it should - I'd vote for calling this 'escape' not 'alt', as it's more generic and true. And more robust - would work in broken terminal emulators (like misconfigured putty or inside screen), from crippled keyboards, might be used by handicapped people etc. and so it's better suited for 99,9% not only 99%.