OT - "Soft" ESC key on the new MacBook Pro

mm0fmf none at invalid.com
Sun Dec 18 16:37:38 EST 2016


On 15/12/2016 18:05, Peter Pearson wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:50:30 -0600, Skip Montanaro wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 11:40 AM, Peter Pearson
>> <pkpearson at nowhere.invalid> wrote:
>>> Train your fingers to use C-[.
>>
>> As I recall, the location of the Ctrl key was one of the differences
>> between Sun and PC101 keyboards. Doesn't matter so much now, as Sun
>> has gone the way of the dodo, but it moved around more for me than ESC
>> over the years.
>
> Absolutely right.  Random migrations of the Ctrl key annoyed so many
> of us set-in-our-ways geezers that Linux distributions always seem to
> come with an easily activated option to put the Ctrl key where it
> belongs, namely to the left of the A, right where God put it on Adam's
> ASR 33.
>
+1 for knowing where CTRL should be.
Bonus +1 for having used an ASR33.

;-)


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