[hackers] [st] Change the FAQ for the new Backspace behaviour. || Christoph Lohmann

From: <git_AT_suckless.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:20:44 +0100 (CET)

commit cf1fcc4d96f9162272003f82839388093c01360e
Author: Christoph Lohmann <20h_AT_r-36.net>
Date: Tue Mar 10 00:20:28 2015 +0100

    Change the FAQ for the new Backspace behaviour.

diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ
index 61f94a5..ee1c154 100644
--- a/FAQ
+++ b/FAQ
_AT_@ -98,10 +98,14 @@ If you want to compile st for OpenBSD you have to remove -lrt from config.mk, an
 st will compile without any loss of functionality, because all the functions are
 included in libc on this platform.
-## Backspace key does not work
+## The Backspace Case
+St is emulating the Linux way of handling backspace being delete and delete being
 This is an issue that was discussed in suckless mailing list
+<http://lists.suckless.org/dev/1404/20697.html>. Here is why some old grumpy
+terminal users wants its backspace to be how he feels it:
         Well, I am going to comment why I want to change the behaviour
         of this key. When ASCII was defined in 1968, communication
_AT_@ -155,11 +159,9 @@ This is an issue that was discussed in suckless mailing list
         [1] http://www.ibb.net/~anne/keyboard.html
         [2] http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Keyboard-and-Console-HOWTO-5.html
-## But I really want a wrong backspace key and a wrong delete key
+## But I really want the old grumpy behaviour of my terminal
-If you really want emulate the errors of another terminal emulators
-and have a backspace key that generates a DELETE and a delete key
-that generates BACKSPACE, then you can apply the patch
-found in [1], but please do not tell me it.
+Apply [1].
 [1] http://st.suckless.org/patches/delkey
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