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Re: nethack popularity contest - number_pad?

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 06:30:26PM -0700, Joshua Kwan wrote:
> Searching for a general consensus here...

> These days Debian's nethack packages contain default nethackrcs which
> enable number_pad style controls (instead of hjkl keys) by default, due
> to a bug filed on the packages a long time ago. Of course, there are some
> who like it and some who don't. It's too trivial to ask a debconf question
> about it upon install so it boils down to a popularity contest.

> Which is better? I like the default keys because you learn how to use
> nvi very efficiently knowing the hjkl-style keys :) I'm searching for as
> many opinions as possible so please speak up!

hjkl is the brainchild of the Global Qwerty Conspiracy.  Don't fall prey
to their evil machinations.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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