TextMate lets the user bind any key combination to a snippet or command, thereby overriding the default behavior of that hotkey. This is useful. I’m trained to type option-shift-hyphen for em dashes (and option-hyphen for en dashes)— but in the character-encoding wasteland of the web, this is risky. So instead I’ve got snippets for the corresponding HTML entities — and – bound to those keys whenever I’m in an HTML scope.
Category: OS X
If Goodin wanted to be reasonable or accurate, he could have written a story titled “Some Guy Double-Clicked a Trojan Horse Virus for Mac OS X but It Didn’t Actually Spread to Anyone Else”, but what kind of story would that be? OK, it’d be a true story, but it wouldn’t be a good story.