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Re: Bash readline remap ESC insert/command mode key

From: Chris Jones
Subject: Re: Bash readline remap ESC insert/command mode key
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 13:57:18 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 07:38:52PM EST, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 1/23/12 8:52 AM, Roger wrote:
> > A little more indepth examination, and I can see VIM's wait is
> > approximately double of what the readline patch's wait time is.
> > However, I think the shorter wait time is more functional as when
> > typing a double char, it in no way takes as long as VIM's wait time
> > unless you type the same char with your finger and then use a toe to
> > type the second char.
> > 
> > Matter of fact, I'm starting to find VIM's long wait time length
> > a little annoying.  ;-)
> > 
> > Great job at guessing the wait time!
> Thanks.  Half a second seemed right.

In Vim, I have set the timeout to 200 milliseconds rather than the
default 1000 (one whole second). 

This amounts to a typing speed of c. 5 characters per second or 60 wpm,
a reasonable goal for the average typist.


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