[clug] Tame Linux perl editor

Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Mon Jan 17 23:09:02 GMT 2005

 Paul.Hampson at anu.edu.au wrote:

> Just make sure it's in an xterm or putty or something, so the arrow keys
> work. Even after six years of almost exclusive vim-based text editing, I
> still don't use hjkl for single cursor movements unless I'm in vi on
> Solaris or something similarly whacky. Or $ or ^ for that matter. (The
> joys of a laptop keyboard. The extended keys are all within an inch or
> two of home.)

Vi's hjkl navigation (and vi in general) was easy after many years of
playing Rogue and Nethack. I consider Nethack to be an effective vi trainer.



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