[Techtalk] An interesting little problem

R. Daneel Olivaw linuxchix at r-daneel.com
Wed Apr 8 19:37:52 UTC 2009


Le mercredi 08 avril 2009 à 07:46 +0100, Patricia Fraser a écrit :
> Ha!

that was a short for 'eureka !' ?

> > first clue : have you tried voodoo ?
> <thoughtful look> I was considering it...

then again, humans do silly things ...

> > on a rational note : might it be that somehow (even if I haven't
> > been using sylpheed (became sylpheed-claws, then claws-mail) in a
> > long time) you have triggered a shortcut association for that key,
> > a shortcut that seems to have no effect, but intercepting the key ?
> Yes! Thank you! I can only imagine the serendipitous confluence of
> keystrokes that made it happen, but there it was: Copy, W. All fixed
> now!
> <beam>

Well, honestly, I wasn't expecting this to be the answer <grin>

Now, positronic logic cannot be wrong, can it ?

Funniest thing, I learned a new word : serendipitous :)

R. Daneel Olivaw,
The Human Robot Inside.

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