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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] Let's Move Along

2007/2/15, bulia byak <buliabyak@xxxxxxxxx>:
On 2/15/07, Rob Kendrick <rjek@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 13:12 -0400, bulia byak wrote:
> > On 2/15/07, frank gaude' <tanzen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > it is almost an
> > > embarrassment to go from using Xara to Inkscape, because of
> > > <...> increase in key strokes
> >
> > Wow, that's one of the weirdest reasons to prefer one program to
> > another that I've ever seen.
> Is it?  One of the main reasons I use bash over *insert name of ancient
> shell here* is because it reduces the number of keystokes via use of the
> tab key. :)

Hmm, yeah. Considering that in Xara, I simply cannot use keyboard for
many tasks that I routinely use it for in Inkscape (including such
basic tasks as scrolling canvas, scaling/rotating objects, or
adjusting kerning/letterspacing), I guess that my average Inkscape
session has rather more keystrokes (but fewer "mousestrokes") per
minute than in Xara.

That is not fair, you are one of the people that created the skeystrokes. :-)

Whether it's an advantage of Xara is another question, of course...

People get use to something(like qwerty), train the unconscious part
of the brain for years and then it's not easy to change. I always
finish documents with <ESC>:wq being on vim or word. :-)