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Re: ESC vs Meta for shifted keys

From: Tim Johnson
Subject: Re: ESC vs Meta for shifted keys
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2018 16:30:18 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4 (2018-02-28)

* Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> [180410 10:59]:
> Does anyone use the actual ESC key instead of
> Meta ("Alt" or whatever the keyboard
> manufacturer puts on the key) these days?

  I use the ESC key instead of the Alt key in many, but not all
  cases of key combinations.
  I have some ergonomic issues with hands and fingers. Often, using
  ESC cuts down on stretching.

> I've heard, and seen picture of how the
> keyboards once looked, and then it made more
> sense to use it.
> Perhaps those keyboards didn't have the arrow
> keys, and that's why it doesn't work :)
> Monnier knows what to Google Image to find such
> a keyboard image. If he does, I promise not to
> lose it :$
> -- 
> underground experts united

Tim Johnson,

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