The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding

Pascal Bourguignon pjb at informatimago.com
Fri Jun 22 23:06:15 CEST 2007


Twisted <twisted0n3 at gmail.com> writes:

> On Jun 21, 12:09 pm, Robert Uhl <eadmun... at NOSPAMgmail.com> wrote:
>> Twisted <twisted... at gmail.com> writes:
>>
>> >> > I have that exact URL now --
>> >> >http://www.asktog.com/columns/027InterfacesThatKill.html
>>
>> >> Utterly unrelated to Emacs.
>>
>> > I think it is quite relevant. Clunky computer interfaces may not be so
>> > dramatically dangerous, but they certainly can hamper productivity.
>>
>> You're quite right.  Windows/Mac user interfaces are so clunky that they
>> massively hamper productivity.
>
> This is a joke, right?

How do you call a Mac user interface that let a user work during 3
hours to do a simple modification to a MS-Word file that takes 15
seconds to do with emacs or a simple unix script?


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