suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING

Brooks Davis brooks at
Tue Aug 31 14:17:55 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 03:52:43PM -0500, Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 01:31:31PM -0700 I heard the voice of
> Brooks Davis, and lo! it spake thus:
> > 
> > I agree the current default is confusing and counterintuitive, at
> > least at first.
> I don't!
> It's been a whole lotta years since I ever put any conscious thought
> into which hand I'm using to type a letter.  I just decide to type
> that letter.  'l' for the left side, and 'r' for the right side make
> perfect sense; it would never even occur to me to think about which
> hand is being used.

The problem I found the first couple times I used sdiff was that the
letters are neumonic.  Once I got over that, I've been quite happy with

-- Brooks

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