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Re: web inherits UNIX console?
>> Sounds to me as though you want modes, too, though you call them
>> things like task-specific key bindings.
> I don't think that I said task-specific key bindings. I certainly
> did not mean it. Key bindings should not constantly be in flux.
That would be a problem for me, at least; for example, I have come to
expect - not entirely unreasonably, I think - different key bindings in
different contexts. To name the first example that comes to mind,
RETURN when editing a text file is very different from RETURN when
editing a command line.
Still, though, my other remarks apply: it's certainly possible my
expectations are wrong - build a preliminary implementation and let's
take it out for a spin around the block.
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