Re: Minor aterm bug

Sasha_Vasko@osca.state.mo.us
Fri, 9 Apr 1999 14:56:41 -0500




>Sasha Vasko <sashav@sprintmail.com> typed:
>:Bruce Richardson wrote:
>:> I'm running aterm 0.3.4-1 and I just discovered that when CAPS LOCK is
on,
>:> pressing shift-Letter gives me a capital letter when it should be a
>:> lower-case one.
>:Yep - it does that.
>:I'm going to update aterm with changes fromrxvt when next stable
>:version comes
>:out - if it does not go away then - I'll debug it.

>BTW, note this is not an application bug.  It is a ``feature'' of your X
>libraries.  xterm will do the same thing.  So will emacs.  So will xev.
>XLookupString() handles the Lock modifier (Caps_Lock|Shift_Lock) and
>chooses to XConvertCase() in its own manner.

Uff ! Weight off my shoulders! ;)
We'll wait for fix in Xlibs then


>Regards,
>Geoff Wing   <gcw@pobox.com>            Mobile : (Australia) 0412 162 441

Nice to see gurus on the list

Sasha



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