You know, I think of it as 'insert' mode, because the key says insert, but actually insert mode is the mode you're normally in and you enter 'overwrite' mode when you press the insert key and it starts overwritting the text.

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@kurt Yeah, at the dawn of computer monitors, overwrite mode was the standard. Insert mode got added later, and then the insert key, and then programmers realizing they should make insert the default because everyone prefers it.

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