Linux terminals vs Windows consoles - was Re: python 2.7.12 on Linux behaving differently than on Windows

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at
Thu Dec 8 16:46:00 EST 2016

Michael Torrie wrote:
> For example, on Macs,
> control-key is not normally used, but rather the Command-key (the apple
> key) which happens to be where the Alt key is on our PC keyboards.

Actually, Alt is usually mapped to Option on a Mac. The Mac
Command key corresponds the "Windows" or "Meta" key on other
keyboards, I think (but is used in a very different way).


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