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🔗 Here is why vim uses hjkl keys as arrow keys

I was reading about vim the other day and found out why it used hjkl keys as arrow keys.

When Bill Joy created the vi text editor he used the ADM-3A terminal, which had the arrows on hjkl keys. Naturally he reused the same keys and the rest is history.

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