#184 Input backslash(¥) char using Japanese JIS keyboard

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nobody
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2006-03-31
2006-03-31
No

On Japanese JIS keyboards, there is no backslash key. So, we used 'yen
mark' key instead. Most applications accept the 'yen mark' as backslash
char.

But, on Chicken of the VNC 2.0b4, the 'yen mark' is treated as 'yen
mark' and send the 'yen mark' code(0xa5) to the connected VNC server.
This cause a problem that we cannot input backslash char when the
client do not accept 'yen mark' keycode. Since most VNC servers (or in
another word, Operating Systems) do not accept it, there is no way to
input backslash char using Chicken of the VNC with JIS keyboards.

This problem is critical for Japanese users, since we cannot type
HelloWorld program in C language using Chicken of the VNC!

The solution is simple. Just change the keycode of 0xa5 to 0x5c.
I changed the keymap defined by page0 in file RFBConnection.m. it
works well with my JIS keyboard and VNC server running on a linux
box.

Please consider this (or more sophisticated) fix to be included in the
next release if there is no harmful effect in other language keyboards.

---------in RFBConnection.m -----
const unsigned int page0[256] = {
0x0, 0x1, 0x2, 0x3, 0x4, 0x5, 0x6, 0x7, 0x8, 0xff09, 0xa, 0xb, 0xc,
0xff0d, 0xe, 0xf,
0x10, 0x11, 0x12, 0x13, 0x14, 0x15, 0x16, 0x17, 0x18, 0xff09,
0x1a, 0xff1b, 0x1c, 0x1d, 0x1e, 0x1f,
0x20, 0x21, 0x22, 0x23, 0x24, 0x25, 0x26, 0x27, 0x28, 0x29,
0x2a, 0x2b, 0x2c, 0x2d, 0x2e, 0x2f,
0x30, 0x31, 0x32, 0x33, 0x34, 0x35, 0x36, 0x37, 0x38, 0x39,
0x3a, 0x3b, 0x3c, 0x3d, 0x3e, 0x3f,
0x40, 0x41, 0x42, 0x43, 0x44, 0x45, 0x46, 0x47, 0x48, 0x49,
0x4a, 0x4b, 0x4c, 0x4d, 0x4e, 0x4f,
0x50, 0x51, 0x52, 0x53, 0x54, 0x55, 0x56, 0x57, 0x58, 0x59,
0x5a, 0x5b, 0x5c, 0x5d, 0x5e, 0x5f,
0x60, 0x61, 0x62, 0x63, 0x64, 0x65, 0x66, 0x67, 0x68, 0x69,
0x6a, 0x6b, 0x6c, 0x6d, 0x6e, 0x6f,
0x70, 0x71, 0x72, 0x73, 0x74, 0x75, 0x76, 0x77, 0x78, 0x79,
0x7a, 0x7b, 0x7c, 0x7d, 0x7e, 0xff08,
0x80, 0x81, 0x82, 0x83, 0x84, 0x85, 0x86, 0x87, 0x88, 0x89,
0x8a, 0x8b, 0x8c, 0x8d, 0x8e, 0x8f,
0x90, 0x91, 0x92, 0x93, 0x94, 0x95, 0x96, 0x97, 0x98, 0x99,
0x9a, 0x9b, 0x9c, 0x9d, 0x9e, 0x9f,
0xa0, 0xa1, 0xa2, 0xa3, 0xa4, /* 0xa5*/ 0x5c, 0xa6, 0xa7, 0xa8,
0xa9, 0xaa, 0xab, 0xac, 0xad, 0xae, 0xaf,
0xb0, 0xb1, 0xb2, 0xb3, 0xb4, 0xb5, 0xb6, 0xb7, 0xb8, 0xb9,
0xba, 0xbb, 0xbc, 0xbd, 0xbe, 0xbf,
0xc0, 0xc1, 0xc2, 0xc3, 0xc4, 0xc5, 0xc6, 0xc7, 0xc8, 0xc9, 0xca,
0xcb, 0xcc, 0xcd, 0xce, 0xcf,
0xd0, 0xd1, 0xd2, 0xd3, 0xd4, 0xd5, 0xd6, 0xd7, 0xd8, 0xd9,
0xda, 0xdb, 0xdc, 0xdd, 0xde, 0xdf,
0xe0, 0xe1, 0xe2, 0xe3, 0xe4, 0xe5, 0xe6, 0xe7, 0xe8, 0xe9, 0xea,
0xeb, 0xec, 0xed, 0xee, 0xef,
0xf0, 0xf1, 0xf2, 0xf3, 0xf4, 0xf5, 0xf6, 0xf7, 0xf8, 0xf9, 0xfa,
0xfb, 0xfc, 0xfd, 0xfe, 0xff,
};
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