[Tracker-discuss] [issue422] Keyboard shortcuts

Ezio Melotti metatracker at psf.upfronthosting.co.za
Mon Dec 5 18:19:53 CET 2011

Ezio Melotti <ezio.melotti at gmail.com> added the comment:

> If it’s obvious for Vim users and irrelevant for other people,
> we can also just say nothing (maybe a commen in the source).
But if I don't mention it somewhere it's not obvious.  If the Vim "mode"* is mentioned somewhere, Vim users will just pick that up and the others will simply ignore it.  If it's not mentioned Vim users might not realize that the second set of shortcuts comes from Vim, and non-Vim users will wonder what the second (unintuitive) set is for.
Mentioning that all the shortcuts always work might be enough, otherwise I can put them together and mention that the alternatives mimic Vim's shortcuts (an advantage of keeping them separate is that users will just need to look at a single column once they decide if they want to use the Vim "mode" or not).

* note that even if I'm calling it "mode", I agree that it's a confusing term and it shouldn't be used in the doc

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