suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING
oberman at es.net
Mon Aug 30 15:00:14 PDT 2004
> Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 22:36:39 +0100
> From: Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net>
> Sender: owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org
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> On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 11:08:17PM +0200, Ulrich Spoerlein wrote:
> > 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.
> Maybe you should hack yourself up a keymap to use while running
> mergemaster only.
Simpler to follow the old TV repair rule: Only use one hand. Much easier
and much less prone to "unpleasant" errors. Just a bit slower. For those
who type with only two fingers, it's barely a slowdown.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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