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Re^3: What is your favorite alternate name for a (specific) keyboard key?

by hippo (Chancellor)
on Jul 05, 2016 at 15:55 UTC ( #1167256=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: What is your favorite alternate name for a (specific) keyboard key?
in thread What is your favorite alternate name for a (specific) keyboard key?

On a UK QWERTY keyboard the backtick and tilde keys are not only different keys but also widely separated. I don't think you would ever find a British hacker referring to the backtick key as "tilde" or vice-versa.

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Re^4: What is your favorite alternate name for a (specific) keyboard key?
by chacham (Prior) on Jul 06, 2016 at 14:02 UTC

    Fascinating. That's a nice tidbit of information there.

    I guess that means it isn't your favourite then. :)

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