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Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace



2009/3/28 Gerry Reno <greno verizon net>:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
>
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 10:31 PM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
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> [2] http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2008-September/038786.html
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> The poll was meaningless; that thread just captures people's
> sentiments. When the patch was committed, it was because the X
> developers had been talking about it for a long time as being the
> right thing to do.
>
>
>
> The X developers had been talking about without ANY community input.  That
> makes for very bad decisions.  They didn't even realize that people expect
> the Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to be available to them as it has for decades.  What
> is left unsaid is that there a lot of emacs users in Xorg.  Despite the fact
> that they sign as "a vim user",  they're all vim users but mostly emacs
> users,  and that's not the same as signing "not an emacs user".

Please stop with the conspiracy theory. This has nothing to do with
emacs. It has everything to do with people accidentally killing their
X session. I have no idea where you've gotten the idea that this was
done for emacs users. Read Daniel's reply to you again.

--
Dan


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