@technomancy (a) why did they choose those keys, (b) how am I supposed to remember these shortcuts? Do we have to call it the eMter key now? Do we use tabii for whitespace?
@skyfaller it's actually really interesting; it has to do with the fact that back in the day the control, meta, and shift keys literally masked out bits from the byte of the ASCII character being sent: https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2019/09/28/control-characters/
and that's why "A" and "a" only differ by a single bit, because the shift key masked the second bit, turning 01100001 -> 01000001
I don't know why "M" maps to enter and "I" maps to tab; I imagine it had to do with the ordering of the control codes being somewhat arbitrary
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