Call for testing screen-profiles

Mark Schouten mark at
Fri Jan 16 09:44:34 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 04:55:49PM -0600, Michael Hipp wrote:
> - Otherwise, is someone going to change the screen man and help pages to 
> reflect this "non standard" key choice? Will they re-do this every time 
> upstream changes them?
> - The zillions of screen HOW-TOs and articles all over the web will now not 
> work if you're running Ubuntu.

I had not even thought of the documentation issues. :)

> - This now means that *every* system must have the new profiles or else screen 
> just won't work the same and every action will require entirely too much 
> pre-thinking.


> - My hand knows how to do Ctrl-a and I really don't want to try to train it for 
> something else. Muscle memory is valuable.


Mark Schouten <mark at>

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