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SubjectRe: Small typo in kernel [current source from git] .config option
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Michal Marek <> wrote:
> On 29.7.2010 08:20, trapDoor wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 6:04 AM, Nir Tzachar <> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Sam Ravnborg <> wrote:
>>>> The capitilazing is the main reason why I have
>>>> not recommended nconfig to be default.
>>>> And I doubt the shortcut letters are used that often.
>>>> One idea could be to drop the shortcut for the individual menus.
>>> I almost never use them and removing them will have the benefit of
>>> cleaning the code.
>> Neither do I. And I don't know anyone who would find them very useful.
> I actually do. Unlike menuconfig, nconfig will jump to a menu item even
> if it is not currently visible in the screen. Useful if you know the
> option name but don't want to scroll down and look for it. But I would
> accept a patch to remove the shortcut if there is no better way of
> marking the shortcuts than the capital letters.
> Michal

There is a middle ground here: keep the shortcuts, but give no visual
indication (either capitalization or coloring).

What do you say? I actually like this, as I dislike the ugly
capitalization hack.


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