Poll: Should Xorg change from using Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to something harder for users to press by accident?
igor at hybrid-lab.co.uk
Mon Sep 22 19:50:57 PDT 2008
2008/9/23 Jason Spiro <jasonspiro4 at gmail.com>:
> Problem: Many users have killed X by accident.
> Solution idea: Make it harder to kill X by accident. E.g. you could
> change the key sequence users must press.
> * Maybe require Control+Alt+Backspace then Control-Alt-Y.
> * Or require Control+K+X pressed simultaneously.
> What do you think? Should Xorg change this key sequence? Please vote
> "yes" or "no". You can add comments too.
CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE is just the way to do it, just because users
incompetently press the combination, doesn't mean it's a bad one,
besides, pressing that combo requires some effort, I really can't see
how one could do it "accidentally"!
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