Re. Leftmoused button?

Subject: Re. Leftmoused button?
From: geoff-h -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA
Date: Fri, 3 May 1996 09:24:48 -0500

I must be missing something here... why would we possibly
want to avoid using "left, middle and right" to describe
the buttons on a three-button mouse? Have the meanings of
these words changed recently without my noticing? Are we
being politically correct (not offending southpaws) or
politically incorrect (not offending centrist Democrats and

These terms (left etc.) are all well-accepted for mice and
their mutant kin (trackballs etc.), and are common enough
in most user documentation to constitute a standard.

Dimly yours,
--Geoff Hart @8^{)} geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
Disclaimer: Speaking for myself, not FERIC.

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