[maemo-developers] Maemo 5 Keymaps - The Saga of Pipe & Tab

From: Ryan Abel rabelg5 at gmail.com
Date: Thu Oct 15 18:36:52 EEST 2009
On Oct 15, 2009, at 7:23 AM, Joaquim Rocha wrote:

> Matan Ziv-Av wrote:
>> On Thu, 15 Oct 2009, Roald de Vries wrote:
>> This is not exact. It might work in a terminal emulator, but it is  
>> not a
>> universal thing. Tab and Esc are useful in a lot of programs (such as
>> Esc for stop current page loading in a browser, and inserting a Tab  
>> in
>> a word processor), and there those CTRL characters do not replace  
>> them.
> That's alright but you must keep in mind you are not on a desktop
> computer and porting an application to Fremantle also passes through
> providing alternatives to non-existing keys. I really don't think this
> is an issue and I don't mind to press on two buttons to get a keys
> dialog instead of using obscure key bindings that aren't even print on
> the hardware keyboard.

I do, however, and there's little reason to hamstring yourself if  
there's no need to. :)
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