[gambit-list] Emacs pinky...

Frederick LeMaster fred.lemaster at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 11:32:10 EDT 2009

I noticed I was adding stress to it by over using the scroll wheel on
the mouse. I switched to using a stylus as the primary control device
and that helped quite a bit.

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 7:06 AM, David St-Hilaire
<sthilaid at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> Hi all!
> I believe I've recently fallen victim to the infamous 'Emacs pinky'
> sickness (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emacs#Emacs_Pinky)... :(
> I made several changes to my working environment in hope to remedy the
> situation, such as swaping ctl and alt. I also am trying to learn to
> press control keys with one hand and the other combo key with the
> other thus using both controls and alt keys. I'll go check today if I
> can find an ergonomic keyboard too.
> Does anyone have some other ideas/tips for improving the situation?
> Using vi is my last resort option as I am really familiar with emacs
> and love it alot...
> Thanks!
> David
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