Subject: Re: The crontab(1) usability
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Gavan Fantom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/12/2004 17:23:06
On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 email@example.com wrote:
> > [q] [w] [E] [R] [t] [y]
> > This is very easy to press [r] key instead of [e] (and I've already some
> > times doing that :-/). Thus, my proposition is a replace the "-r" key by
> > "-R", or "-p" (as for "prune"). This will avoid such usability problems.
> Well, go tell the Open Group. I value the idea, but I don't think such
> a change can happen any time soon.
For a short term solution, consider switching to an alternative keyboard
layout, such as Dvorak.
[a] [o] [E] [u] [i] [d] [h] [t] [n]
As you can see, pressing [r] instead of [e] would be quite difficult here.
Gillette - the best a man can forget