Re: [wmii] new (consistent) keybindings in the hg repo

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 19:07:38 +0200

On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 12:35:56PM -0400, John Nowak wrote:
> On Apr 11, 2006, at 8:41 AM, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> >On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 10:38:28PM +1000, Adrian Ratnapala wrote:
> >>On 11/04/06, Stefan Tibus <> wrote:
> >><SNIP>
> >>
> >>>Also I don't like the use of letters as directions. I like the
> >>>cursor keys much more, that's they're there for. So I'd suggest
> >>
> >>Hehe, we obviously don't have an old-school VI addict here.
> >>I just started using gmail today, and was delighted to find
> >>that the shiny new web app was designed for us (j, and k
> >>move up and down threads, / brings up the search....)
> >
> >Actually h/j/k/l is home row, whereas cursor keys are in very
> >nasty locations usually.
> This is of course subjective. As someone who types, er, non-
> traditionally, the arrow keys on my laptop are not so bad to use.
> They are also much closer to my trackball, and easier to get my
> fingers on as they are arranged in such a way for you to, you know...
> put your fingers on them. I would definitely like to be able to use
> the arrow keys in wmii.

Well I'm open to replace h/j/k/l with variables in the default
setup. Let's call those variable UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT

The default should be:


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