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Re: nethack popularity contest - number_pad?

If you think nethack should use number_pad mode by default then try to
convince the upstream of this. Debian should not be shipping packages that
behave differently from the upstream packages.

Miles Bader <miles@lsi.nec.co.jp> writes:

> BTW, another point is that the original layout is a fairly unique part
> of rogue culture, and shipping with it turned off seems a bit like using
> graphical tiles by default, or having emacs start up in wordpad-
> compatibility mode -- one can perhaps understand the appeal for the
> rawest of newbies, but it's the sort of homogenization that I'd rather
> resist.


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