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Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape
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Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape



On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 10:15:29AM -0800, William Kendrick wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I feel like a heretic, but I prefer the windows Ctrl-C, Ctrl-P, Ctrl-V
> > (why V?) way. I wonder if anyone has tried to modify X11 to work this
> > way, and if so would it muck up X11 apps?
> 
> ZXCV are all together on the keyboard :)
> 
>   Z-Undo
>   X-Cut
>   C-Copy
>   V-Paste
> 
> <shrug>
> 
> -bill!

I suppose there is a reason to the madness. I suppose Bill Joy put a lot
of time into vi's keystrokes, as did Richard Stallman with emacs, and
Bill Gates stole someones good idea for windows<g>. Being a touch
typist, I would have used ctrl-J, ctrl-K, ctrl-L, and ctrl-;.



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