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Sunday, March 11, 2012
Why vi(1) uses the hjkl keys as arrow keys?
Here's an interesting blog post by Peteris Krumins which explains why the vi(1) text editor inventor, Bill Joy, chose to use the HJKL keys as arrow keys in his software. And thus why we still use them today.