Pressing and releasing the Win-key opens the K-Menu

Ian Reinhart Geiser geiseri at
Mon Mar 31 16:55:30 BST 2003

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On Monday 31 March 2003 10:29 am, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 10:24:49AM +0200, Ellis Whitehead wrote:
> > I just committed a patch [...], which opens the K-Menu when the
> > Win-key is pressed and released with no intervening keys.
> > If anyone has problems or suggestions, please let me know.
> yes. i absolutely hate it. this is one of windows' most obviously
> annoying misfeatures i've seen so far. it's just braindead to assign
> actions to modifier keys without making them somehow hard to trigger. if
> you still feel the strong urge to copy it, add an option and disable it
> by default.

/me looks down at his Apple keyboard and grumbles about more hardcoded keys 
that do random things....

Maby we need  a more flexable way to access/deal with these special keys.    
Im still wondering what this <email> key does here 8)

just my 2c
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