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Re: [zzdev] Re: :zz: ESFCIJL< should be valid directions

>Sure you want this?

Utterly definitely.


At 04:18 PM 7/30/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Ted Nelson wrote:
>> The status line tells me, when I've left Caps Lock
>>  on by mistake, that
>> J is not a valid direction
>> etc.
>> It seems to me that for the same effort it took to make
>>  the error messages that list J, etc as invalid directions,
>>  they could have been made valid directions instead !-)
>Trouble is, we run out of keys to use for things.
>Keyboards are just NOT set up for using more that one active cursor -
>if it were just one we could make it the arrow keys and have the
>whole keyboard for other things ...u
>Sure you want this?
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