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



On Sun, 2009-03-29 at 18:01 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> No. The patch was written and committed by Daniel Stone, who is not an 
> Ubuntu developer. The issue was discussed with the Fedora X maintainers 
> before it was merged. Everyone involved agreed that not having a 
> keystroke that caused immediate data loss was a sensible idea.

So we're disabling ctl-alt-del too?

If killing the X server is causing data loss, then there's a bug in your
applications. In fact, that's an argument for ctl-alt-bs to be a regular
part of applications testing.

... And still doesn't address the fact that the key combo could be
changed to something more obscure rather than disabling it completely.

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