Small note re. inoremap jk <esc> #20

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dubgeiser opened this Issue Apr 4, 2012 · 2 comments

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In chapter 10, remapping the key in insert mode to 'jk' key combination is proposed.
I Don't know about other languages, but in my native tongue (dutch) the character combination 'jk' is found in a lot of words, using them as a mapping would render vim rather useless for typing my native language:
Example try typing "The rich local police officer irons mud." -> "De rijke wijkagent strijkt slijk" ;-)

Also, since going from insert mode to normal mode generally implies a context switch, I'm not even convinced, other than 'jk' is faster and easier typed than hitting , the remap increases overall editing efficiency.

But this is probably a whole new discussion altogether, maybe a small note re. the 'jk' map and other languages than English would be warranted?

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sjl commented Jun 16, 2012

Yeah, so Dutch seems to be one of the few languages where this is the case. I'll add a small note about it.

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dreamr commented Apr 5, 2014

Ik hou Nederlandse!

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