Cursors, Foiled Again! The Curious and Confusing History of Cursor Keys

Is there any arrangement of cursor keys that hasn’t been used? Remember when the Apple Lisa and original Macintosh came with no cursor keys—“make 'em use the mouse!”? Remember the WASD/HJKL wars?

And the beat goes on…YouTube keyboard shortcuts use “H” to skip back, “L” to skip forward, and “K” to toggle pause—who’s seen anything like that before?

“You want standards? We’ve got hundreds of them!”