Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration
In article <email@example.com>,
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> See, I think this is buggy. I have been using Emacs for nearly
> a decade now, and nobody takes my C-H default away from me (in other
> words, people have had exposure to applications like emacs on other
> Unix platforms (and other distributions of Linux), and they should
> not have to change their expectations of finding help on C-H just
> because they run Debian)
But newbies don't expect backspace to give help. (and, except in X,
backspace and C-h are rather difficult to separate).
In X everyone is happy, of course, with C-h doing help and backspace
It's a lot easier for experienced users to put C-h back to help than
it is for newbies to make it do backspace.
(Of course the real solution is to get a time machine and go back and kill
whoever decided that using C-h for a delete key was a smart idea. Anyone got
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