suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING

Lars Erik Gullerud lerik at
Mon Aug 30 16:25:14 PDT 2004

On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, 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.

I second the "don't laugh" - you have no idea how many times I have to
select "redo the merge" when upgrading servers usually during a
late-night maintenance window, with a brain only functioning due to
large amounts of caffeine in the bloodstream...

(Not that I have any suggestions for other keys to use, mind you - but
the mind's wiring does have a problem with getting used to pressing a
key with the left hand to select the right side of the screen and
vice versa...)


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