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Re: Another system management tool to disappear.

On Thursday 03 September 2015 06:45:55 Seeker wrote:
> On 9/2/2015 3:25 AM, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > On Wednesday 02 September 2015 09:09:45 Seeker wrote:
> >> Unless you have set keyboard settings somewhere to have an excessively
> >> slow repeat,
> >> as opposed to a longer delay before the repeat kicks in, theoretically
> >> it should not be
> >> that hard to get 3 ^]s in 1 second.
> >>
> >> Or am I interpreting something incorrectly?
> >
> > Yes, you are.  You are ignoring the part that said "disabled".
> >
> > Lisi
> Not ignoring, just questioning the need.

Maybe one day you'll be (relevantly) disabled.  Then you'll see the problem.

> *If* like people are saying you can type 'exit' or hit 'Ctrl'+'D' to
> exit then there are more
> familiar and on easier way to exit.
> Some of this may have to be revisited later once more people actually
> use it and have
> that first hand exposure to what works and what doesn't.
> Maybe ^] was added as an additional exit method because Lennart uses
> other stuff that
> accepts that to exit and thought it would be nice for people who use
> that method to be
> able to exit the shell session the same way.
>   If ^] is an emergency exit, that would assume it will work when you
> can't type 'exit' and
> 'Ctrl'+'D' doesn't work either. If it isn't, why would you need ^] 3
> times in a second.
> If it is going to work when 'exit' and 'Ctrl'+'D' don't, it would need
> to intercept the key
> presses and decide whether to act on them or pass the to whatever is
> running inside the
> shell. If you intend those key presses to go to the program running in
> the shell you don't
> want the shell to act on it on the first key press and exit when what
> you really wanted was
> to exit the program running inside the shell. Same thing with any other
> key combination,
> you don't want the shell to exit if what you really wanted was for
> something to happen
> inside the shell.
> There is an argument for an easier key combination, but how do you make
> it more
> accessible for people who can't hold down a key combination long enough
> for the repeat
> to kick in?
> Later, Seeker

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