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Re: :zz: ESFCIJL< should be valid directions

Ted Nelson wrote:
> The status line tells me, when I've left Caps Lock
>  on by mistake, that
> J is not a valid direction
> etc.
> It seems to me that for the same effort it took to make
>  the error messages that list J, etc as invalid directions,
>  they could have been made valid directions instead !-)

Trouble is, we run out of keys to use for things.

Keyboards are just NOT set up for using more that one active cursor -
if it were just one we could make it the arrow keys and have the
whole keyboard for other things ...u

Sure you want this?


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