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Re: [tlug] Broken distros (was: !!!OT!!! raw cd copy)

["Stephen J. Turnbull" (Re: [tlug] !!!OT!!! raw cd copy) writes:]
>> >>>>> "Jim" == Jim Breen <> writes:
>>     Jim> I'm interested to know where Mandrake and Redhat are "broken"
> [snip]> 
>> It turns out that what happened is that like most traditional Unix
>> programs, XEmacs uses Meta as the second modifier keysym.  However,
>> many of the ports from Windows use Alt.  So Mandrake changed all of
>> the window managers to use Meta for window manipulations, and hacked
>> XEmacs so that both the Alt and Meta keysyms from X were internally
>> converted to the Meta keysym.  This produces a smoother working
>> Mandrake system.  But ...

Wakatta. Is there a similar story about Redhat?  ISTR in 6.2 there was a
hacked Xserver which had an early TTF handler in it. I missed out on it
because I had to use a Toshiba-capable one.


Jim Breen  []
Computer Science & Software Engineering,                Tel: +61 3 9905 3298
P.O Box 26, Monash University,                          Fax: +61 3 9905 5146
Clayton VIC 3800, Australia      ジム・ブリーン@モナシュ大学

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