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Subject: Re: Hotkey patch

Re: Hotkey patch

From: Gareth Schakel <>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 21:31:10 -0400

On 3/29/2010 7:52 PM, Rafaël Carré wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 18:34:32 -0500
> Paul Louden<> wrote:
>> On 3/29/2010 6:19 PM, Jeff Goode wrote:
>>> It is an optional feature, same as many others. If a knowledgeable
>>> developer wants to switch it on for his target of choice, I've made
>>> it very easy to do so. At the same time, my patch consumes no
>>> resources and changes nothing if it isn't switched on. That, I
>>> think, is as far as I need go.
>> The general expectation is that when possible a new feature should be
>> enabled for all targets that can support it.
>> If we get into the habit of just enabling features for one target
>> each and make no effort whatsoever, then you'll start to have a wide
>> spread of features across targets.
> I would tend to agree with you, but then it's difficult to add keymaps
> for a target you don't use.
> If someone owning such a target will use the feature, then he/she can
> participate and add the keymap.

Correct me if I'm wrong here.. but wouldn't it be faster and smarter to
go ask people on the forums or IRC what buttons they'd like to assign to
what feature/function? As far as I know there's also a lot of
documentation as far as button "names" and usage conventions goes..
anyway, gust my 2 cents.
Received on 2010-03-30

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