Text-mode apps (Was :Who are the "spacists"?)

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Sun Apr 2 05:15:41 EDT 2017


Christian Gollwitzer <auriocus at gmx.de>:

> Am 01.04.17 um 19:38 schrieb Steve D'Aprano:
>> Next: convince keyboard manufacturers to move the caret from SHIFT-6
>> to a plain, unshifted key. Buggared if I'm going to hit shift every
>> time I want to use an absolute path...
>
> ...which is reality for a lot more people than you might think. On a
> German keyboard, / is Shift-7. Same for \ {} [] which require
> carpal-tunneling combinations with the right Alt key "Alt Gr".
> Especially bad are shortcutrs like Ctrl+\ which appear in some
> software.

Same with the Finnish keyboard. It's a crime against ergonomy. That's
why I have remapped my keyboard for my personal needs (languages,
programming).


Marko


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