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Comment OS wide vim mode (Score 1) 364 364

I would like to see a window environment that offers command mode like vim. For example, all controls in currently focused window should have a line number faintly visible (one number per line for text boxes with multiple lines). You can highlight change focus to a particular control like changing to a line in vim: `:12` Tightly packed stuff such as buttons on a tool bar might only one number, with decimal values for the things inside it (or a number each, whatever). You would only need to show the number every 8 buttons or something, people can count the sequence between. ctrl+w, hjlk for window selection... etc And while we're at it, repurpose that useless scroll-lock key to toggle to vim mode, so power users can quickly turn it on when they sit down at any computer.

Comment Progress (Score 1) 622 622

Yes, computers can replace people for some jobs, they may do the task better in addition to being cheaper.
This is a great thing, as it frees these people to take on more complex tasks and advance the development of humanity.
However, these more complex tasks do demand brains - likely even more so.

Comment Re:Which is why their computer's confuse me (Score 1) 640 640

I remember overhearing someone at Uni bragging about their new Mac book.

"It only cost $1500, and it doesn't get viruses because its a Mac. And I put windows on it so I can run everything."

I was just sitting there laughing harder at each point. I considered explaining to him the stupidity here, but decided it would be a waste of time.

IBM Advanced Systems Group -- a bunch of mindless jerks, who'll be first against the wall when the revolution comes... -- with regrets to D. Adams

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