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Re: The $HOME variable; rxvt and .inputrc

On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 11:16:12AM -0700, George wrote:
> Friendly is a girl with a nice smile holding my hand and pressing my 
> keys for me while serving me rum drinks with little umbrellas in them.

See the real issue here is how we can configure rxvt to provide the above.

> No?
> Ok, how about friendly is not having taking my hands off the keyboard's 
> home row to reach for PageUp/Down or, worse, the arrow keys?

Shift-pageup/shift-pagedown are so incredibly embedded into a typical
X/rxvt/xterm users' head at this point that it's pretty much a motor
function. I think that you will find most people using X for the majority
of their work are not sticking to the home keys and proper keyboard position
as a strict order - but only when they need to. It also helps to develop
that 'edge of thumb on top-left of shift + ring finger on page up/down'
action. :) That being said, you *can* change them, but I believe it
requires hacking at your .Xresources file or equivalent.


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