> You should also consider the impact of the keyboard and entry of these
> Backspace overtyping would not be very convenient in programming languages.
It worked fairly well in APL, but single-stroke keying would be
better. Key combinations are an acceptable compromise if the
systems could handle them. Having only 4 modifiers doesn't quite
handle it, but then the day of the function key is mostly past.
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