suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING

Ulrich Spoerlein q at
Mon Aug 30 14:08:20 PDT 2004

On Mon, 30.08.2004 at 09:31:06 -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> > mergemasters is gross.  Have you ever tried to run it on an 80-column display?
> > I absolutely hate the "left" "right" stuff.  You push the "l" with your right
> > hand and the "r" with your left for crying out loud.
> LOL!!

This is not funny. I myself have to think loud about which button to
press. 'r' is on the left keyboard side and 'l' is to the right.

Not good.

Better would be something like unison, where you use ,/. or </> (but
this >< thing is on the same key on a german keyboard...)

> Note, though, that this output has nothing to do with mergemaster -- it
> is sdiff(1) that is used.  What you don't like is sdiff(1)'s output
> format.

Looks like one can't configure the used keys...

Ulrich Spoerlein
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