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Re: Apt UI design

On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Joseph Carter wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 22, 1998 at 05:18:55PM -0700, Chris Waters wrote:
> > > Looks like my roots are showing :). We could probably use Meta instead
> > > of Alt for X, but for a console interface we don't have a nice
> > > replacement.  We could probably do what minicom does and use Ctrl-A is a
> > > modifier prefix.
> > 
> > I'd prefer the emacs/less/lynx/bash choice of ESC, but won't insist on
> > it. Still, I'll bet you'll find that lots more people use emacs and less
> > and bash than use minicom.
> I will for the simple reason that everything BUT minicom uses it and ^a
> already has a use in just about every program.

when i use screen, ctrl-a in minicom drives me crazy.

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