On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 04:36:24 +0900, Mikael Brockman <mikael / phubuh.org> wrote:
> Hans Fugal <fugalh / xmission.com> writes:
> 
> > Roeland Moors wrote:
> > > On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 08:07:28AM +0900, Lothar Scholz wrote:
> > >
> > >>Hello ruby-talk,
> > >>
> > >>i played a little bit with VI because i plan to add a compatibility
> > >>mode to ArachnoRuby and i found that returning from input to command
> > >>mode with escape breaks the VI rule of leaving your hands on the
> > >>keyboard.
> > >>
> > >>I found that Control-I would be much better (and easy to remember)
> > >>then escape.
> > >>
> > >>Is this just my personal problem or do others feel the same ?
> > >>
> > >>
> > > For me the <esc> is very easy to type on my notebook keyboard,
> > > but I have always trouble finding the <ctrl>. It's a small button
> > > between <fn> and the windows button. Very annoying, so I try to
> > > avoid that button.
> > >
> >
> > So remap caps to ctrl. caps is not only mostly useless, it's much
> > bigger than it should be on most laptop keyboards, but it makes a
> > great ctrl.
> 
> Or do what RMS does: lug around a Happy Hacking keyboard and disable
> your laptop's keyboard.  Also grow a nice beard.
> 
> 

Some one posted the Happy Hacking keyboard a few days ago. It seems
extremely expensive ($250+). There is a lite version ($70) but I'm
unclear what the difference is.

While off-topic, I'd be keen to hear opinions from users.

Thanks,
Nick

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Nicholas Van Weerdenburg