Friday, November 18, 2005

One hacker's treasure is another hacker's junk

Sun's patch 120289 recently change gnome-terminal's behavior on page up and page down keys. Some people are very happy about this:

http://ptribble.blogspot.com/2005/09/yay-gnome-terminal-fixed.html

Unfortunately, I'm not. *grin*

I do understand why the change was made --- usability matters! --- but for me, the existing behavior was perfectly usable and right: I want those keys to be sent to the terminal. I use those keys all the time in pine, and they don't work anymore.

I'm now trying to figure out how to work with gconf-editor to preserve the old behavior but haven't figured out where things need to change yet. Oh well.

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