suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING

Thomas Dickey dickey at
Sat Sep 4 16:42:38 PDT 2004

On Sun, Sep 05, 2004 at 12:18:20AM +0200, Holger Kipp wrote:
> Arrow keys are not a very good idea (tm) if you have a slow network or
> other network problems. You don't want to use them. Especially if you
> have to update a system remotely.

If you're concerned about that, using printable characters as controls
is not much of an improvement, since you can still get interesting problems
with typeahead.  Using control keys helps in that regard.

Thomas E. Dickey
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