Poll: Should Xorg change from using Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to something harder for users to press by accident?

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 21:00:42 PDT 2008

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Jason Spiro wrote:
> Corbin Simpson <mostawesomedude <at> gmail.com> writes:
> ...
>> Seriously, no.
> Your vote has been duly noted.
>> Zap once, learn forever. No different than anything else,
>> really;
> I still believe that Xorg should make it harder to make the mistake of an
> accidental zap.
>> ever heard of "press Alt+F4 to make it go faster?"
> Yes.  Note, though, that Firefox now displays a confirmation dialog when you try
> to quit when there are multiple tabs open.  That featureis a good protection
> against the "press Alt+F4 to make it go faster" jokesters.

AIM, StarCraft, Dreamweaver... those were the things of my youth, and
they all died when Alt+F4 was pressed. Consequently, I got *very* good
at not casually pressing those two buttons together except when I really
meant to do it.

That's all. Need sleeps now.

~ C.

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