Re: Bug#3146: 1.1 installation: ae doesn't work
> > Why is help=F1 a problem here when it's not a problem in your
> > custom map?
> What got us started on this was a need to support terminals which
> do not have function keys. My modifications to our current
> function-key based map accepted loss of nonessential functionality,
> and left nonessential functions mapped to unaliased function keys.
> My presumption is that the motivation in going to this map is to
> achieve more functionality on function-key-less terminals and,
> accepting thqat, the sole function still mapped to a (possibly
> nonexistant) function key looks to me like a problem.
Yes, more functionality on control keys is nice. Working with the
upstream standard is also nice.
> I always have to run ae while reading the menu anyhow. I guess I'm
> more comfortable using one-handed c9ommand keystrokes with which
> I'm not familar than two-handed command keystrokes with which I'm
> not familiar.
This is valid.
Over the long run, the real question is: how long will this survive?