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Federico Mena Quintero @federicomena

Sometimes I boggle that to programmers, each other's computer is unusable. Different shell, or different editor, or different hotkeys for everything.

Then I remember how frustrating it is to try to cook in someone else's kitchen. Different layout, different utensils.

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@federicomena When I did a lot of in-person pair programming it encouraged me to use as many common defaults as possible.

@audrey Yeah, if I were to pair-program regularly with someone, we'd definitely have to pick some common tools. Usually I'm stuck in my cave, but for hit-and-run "look at this in my laptop" during conferences, that's when it gets painful :)

@federicomena I've used screen-sharing across short distances sometimes because it was easier than making sense of someone's keyboard layout