Karl

>>The difference between using Meta and Esc is that you would
>>need to hold down the Meta key and press the other key to get the sequence,
>>whereas you press and release Esc before pressing the other key for the key
>>sequence.

>The META key works the same as a CTRL key.  The ESC does not.  It's a prepend
>key.  You type ESC and then the character.

Isn't that what I said above?

>On my Tektronix Xterm, the META key is next to the Alt key, and looks like a
>diamond.

Interesting!

John