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On Sat, Oct 07, 2017 at 05:05:47AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Saturday 07 October 2017 03:27:50 tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

[...]

> > After all, that's why we all ditched windows twenty years ago, ain't
> > it?
> 
> Iiyyuupp. But only sorta. I ditched Amigados3.9. I've only ever owned one 
> windows machine.

Well, Amiga... that was something quite a bit different.

You say xp? "My" last Windows was 3.1 (programming in C, as a job).
Since then just watching Microsoft's shenanigans from the side lines.

[...]

> Actually, my fav reader for such tomfoolery is less.  More can't scroll 
> backwards.  Ya gotta love the *nix sense of humor. Less has everything 
> More doesn't. :)

Then try this:

   less -p 'keyboard-configuration' /usr/share/doc/keyboard-configuration/README.Debian

(hey, I just solved a quarter of the reader's exercise ;-)

> > Of course, if your editor is called Emacs, you can pull of that kind
> > of stunt from within Emacs, with clickable links for each hit. But I
> > disgress...
> 
> Thats not an editor, its an os competing with linux!

It's more. It's the dream of the Lisp Machine. But I disgress.

Cheers
- -- tomás
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