Re: Gnome key bindings (was Re: gnome keys sucks)

GNOME currently has stock menu items and stuff, so why cant GNOME have a
set of key bindings?
A capplet could be created to reassign the stock set of keybindings to
set. Kinda like how gtkhtml does.

> On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 04:25:24PM +0100, Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 11:53:09AM +0100 or thereabouts, Michael ROGERS wrote:
> > > The KDE standard key bindings are listed at 
> > > <>.
> > > I propose we shamelessy copy them for our own benefit.  :)
> ok, ui wise i agree that gnome should have a standard.  and since any
> standard is as good as another, politically it would be wise to have it
> be like kde.  at the moment my isdn line is down and my 28.8 modem is up,
> so i'm not really visiting web pages right now, but based off telsa's
> comments and my own misgivings, i think the one problem with standards
> is that they'll irk people.
> now i'm not going to suggest the normal unix solution: wimp out and
> don't make a decision.  what might be nice is instead of key bindings
> each application should make concept bindings.  i'm binding "File->New
> spreadsheet" to the new-document concept.  i'm binding "File->Open
> Location" to the open-file concept.  and this would be done the same way
> keybindings are done (speaking as someone who hasn't really done them).
> then in the control-center you offer some section on keybindings.
> a way for people to pick "kde-like", "windows-like", "mac-like", etc.
> there's the issue of app unique key-bindings and clashing, but how many
> are there really?
> anyway i know there's a lot of work hiding in these paragraphs, but i
> think this is a very important part of the ideas behind theming.
> kevin
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