How can I create a new key map?

What is the syntax?
Thanks by advance.

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Rich" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, August 27, 2001 11:40 PM
Subject: Re: [LINUX5250] Re: TN5250 0.16.2 released!

> On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, tonyl wrote:
> > Here's a wish list request:
> >
> > import client access's .kmp (keyboard map) files.
> Here is vote to *not* import those files.  tn5250 by and large doesn't run
> on windows machines so why waste time trying to import files created on
> windows machines?  Why should we mimic the IBM way?  I'm sure that there
> are easier ways to handle key-mapping on UNIX machines than trying to
> import Client Access files (even though those files would just tell us how
> the map should be set up).  Just save the map as <insert your favorite
> text file format here - .Xresources format ain't too bad, use XML if you
> want>.
> Or don't even worry about keyboard mapping.  Here I've been using tn5250
> since it's initial release (back when I could read all the code and
> understand it in a few hours - and port it to a new arch :) and I don't
> have any problems about how the keys are setup.  Why confuse people by
> trying to make the right control be the enter key?  Just use the key
> labeled 'Enter' as the enter key.  Makes it a lot easier when giving
> support over the phone and you say "Press enter" and you actually mean to
> press the enter key.  Yes we could go fancy with keyboard mapping - but
> should we?
> James Rich
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