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Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace



On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Matthew Garrett <mjg redhat com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 01:12:13PM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
>> Once upon a time, Matthew Garrett <mjg redhat com> said:
>> > When you have a key that's affected by modifiers, it doesn't seem
>> > unreasonable for people to try hitting other modifiers as well to see
>> > what they do.
>>
>> If "hitting random keys to see what they do" is the standard, we might
>> as well turn the computer off and give up now.  This is a ludicrous
>> argument.
>
> How did you learn to use a computer? I did it mostly by trying random
> things to see what they did.

How many times did you hit ctrl-alt-backspace before you realized you
shouldn't be pressing that key combination at random?

Did you do a lot of really important work first and not save it before
you started pressing random keys to test and see what they do?


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