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by dthacker (Deacon)
on Mar 06, 2000 at 23:30 UTC ( #4945=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

What the heck is that?

This fall I'm refereeing youth soccer games. It's been a learning experience in the the way that boys, girls, and adults approach competition.

Then

I accidentally bumped into computers while trying to become an accountant. I was hooked immediately. My first language was PL/C. I then learned Fortran and then COBOL.

After awhile, I ended up managing a warehouse with a computer running something called SCO Xenix and a database called Informix. Hmmmm very tasty! It absolutely blew my mind to see 8 users running programs on Wyse 30's off of one IBM AT.

Now

I'm a sysadmin for a retail company based in Omaha, Nebraska. After a few years away from perl, I'm coming back home.

This week I...

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[Tux]: None work for me. My dead key is AltGr (right Alt)
[Tux]: And I just tested, neither do other Tk apps :) (95% of my Tk Apps is either just monitoring (no input) or input of just numbers). Something to investigate then
[choroba]: Maybe something like this?
[choroba]: I vaguely remember we had problems with dead keys in Tk at $work - 2, but I forgot all the details
[choroba]: but it was worse on MSWin than on Linux
[choroba]: (and OSX didn't exist yet)

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