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Subject: RE: user editable keys binding schemes wanted
From: Benoit Midy (bmidy_at_guddland.lu)
Date: 2002-10-02


On Wed, 2 Oct 2002 08:40:49 -0400, M. OReilly wrote:

>Heh. I knew when I was typing it that the .ini was a bad example... I just
>couldn't think of a better one at 1:00 in the morning. :-) I guess the
>point I was driving at was that a string of characters in a particular
>setting isn't that useful unless one knows what each parameter refers to.
>What I was trying to suggest was having each parameter labelled so one can
>find it easily, even if that person doesn't know what they're looking for.
>Linus' example:
>
>F2=show_wps,down,500,yes,no,yes
>
>has six parameters, and the uninitiated might have no idea what they
>control.
>
>It could be done in documentation, to be sure. But how many people actually
>read documentation? (Or FAQs, for that matter... ;-) It would also be a
>tremendous waste of space, I know, to label each setting individually, but I
>think it might be worth it in the long run, and we're not exactly short on
>space.
>
>But, like you say, it's not the conf file that's the hard part...
>
>Matt

I agree for the CSV ascii file.
and perhaps we could add some comment to make it clearly for everyone, like this :

# Key fucntion keyUpDown Duratiuon ....
  F2 = show_wps, down, 500, yes,no,yes

So everyone will be happy



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