The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding
andreas_eder at gmx.net
Thu Jun 28 11:26:42 CEST 2007
>>>>> "Twisted" == Twisted <twisted0n3 at gmail.com> writes:
Twisted> Let me get this straight.
Twisted> In this corner, we have just about every Windows application ever
Twisted> developed. When a user needs help, a click on the "help" menu or tap
Twisted> of the F1 key is all it takes to obtain some. Sometimes the help is
Twisted> not of the greatest quality, but that is another issue we won't
Twisted> concern ourselves with here.
Almost always when I really needed help in Windows, all it said
was: go ask your system administrator. Really helpful :-(
Twisted> In the other corner, we have just about every Unix application ever
Twisted> developed. When a user needs help, they may do such things as manually
Twisted> explore the directories where the application was installed
Twisted> (equivalent to rooting around in C:\Program Files\Appname for .hlp
Twisted> files, because F1 didn't work and there was no "help" menu, if such a
Twisted> thing ever happened on Windoze).
Ever heard of man pages? and info?
Wherever I lay my .emacs, there's my $HOME.
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