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Re: Keyboard keys, commands, shortcuts, "accelerators"

In article <Pine.GSO.4.40.0305201123590.2742-100000@antares.cc.umanitoba.ca>, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> Bug #192305 has some interesting discussion about the history of different
> keyboard keys, commands and shortcuts. I made the mistake of suggesting
> other possible keys... q for quit and b for going back (usually k pages,
> where k usually defaults to 1) are in lynx, less, more and likely many other
> programs.

Interesting subject. 
I'd appreciate to see a project of standaraling keyboard shortcuts 
among all applications which perform common operations (file save, 
open, cut&paste).

Maybe a project on 
http://www.freestandards.org/ or

And when a consistent keyboard shortcuts scheme will be developed, 
what about proposing a Debian Policy that all Debian packages must 
obey these standard?

When the upstream authourof a package will not obey it himself, we 
would make the .deb package to generate a keyboard-shortcuts-standard 
compilant config file, or compile the package in a modified way if the 
program does not have configurable keybindings.

Another thing I would do:
a consistent line-commenting character among all languages/config files. 
I propose #  (because it looks like a small fence, and what is behind 
the fence is not seen by the application). Like in bash scripts.

I would like to see it as a comment character for all config files, 
and for C, C++, Pascal, Perl, Python, PHP, HTML, XML and all other 

I mean that everything on a line after the # character is a comment. 

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