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bug#19977: 24.4; Incorrect translation of Super modifier with Ctrl or Me
bug#19977: 24.4; Incorrect translation of Super modifier with Ctrl or Meta on OS X
Sun, 4 Feb 2018 20:18:28 +0000
On Sun, Feb 04, 2018 at 07:07:14PM +0000, Philipp Stephani wrote:
> > I can’t quite work this out from a quick look at the code, but is it
> > the case that when option or command is bound to meta or super then it
> > acts as a control‐like modifier, but when it’s unbound then it acts as
> > a shift‐like modifier?
> The macOS code doesn't check whether certain keystrokes are bound. Rather,
> it uses the ns-FOO-modifier customization options.
That’s what I meant. Bind was a bad choice of word.
> I think it should be a significant improvement in practice. I'd suggest to
> apply it and see whether we get any complaints.
I expect we’ll get a few folk complaining that they’ve bound some
exotic looking key combination (C-π, C-¥, etc.) that no longer works,
but yes, I think we should apply it and see what happens.