suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING
max at love2party.net
Mon Aug 30 16:52:55 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 31 August 2004 01:25, Lars Erik Gullerud wrote:
> 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...)
I suggest (lowercase H)"h"(=left) and (lowercase L)"l"(=right) ... that'd make
it a lot more familiar to all the *hack*ers out there ...
*lol* (couldn't resist)
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