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Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH 1/2] bindings: remove the jumpy-scrolling toggle
Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH 1/2] bindings: remove the jumpy-scrolling toggle entirely
Sat, 6 Apr 2019 11:28:43 +0200
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Op 06-04-19 om 03:21 schreef Brand Huntsman:
> A machine you access locally will use smoothscroll, but remotely accessing it
> over a slow connection works better without smoothscroll.
Where does one still find a slow connection these days? I've tried it over
the slowest connection I could find (which is still fast, I suppose) -- the
only thing I notice is that there is a little pause now and then.
When holding down <Down> to scroll continuously through a file, I find the
jumpy scrolling more annoying than the quarter-second pause now and then.
In fact, when doing smooth scrolling the pause is more obvious and thus
less of a hindrance than when doing jumpy scrolling.
> This patch not only removes the default bind but also prevents anyone who used
> it from rebinding the function. You are now forced to use a cli argument when
> you remotely start nano, and forgetting the argument requires a restart of
Having to restart nano I don't find an issue. And if jumpy scrolling
really gives a better experience on a remote machine, the user will put
'set jumpyscrolling' in the nanorc of that machine.
A machine that is accessed sometimes locally and sometimes remotely? ...
The user will have to learn to use -j when working remotely. If the user
can remember how to toggle to jumpy scrolling they can also remember to
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