The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Wed Jun 20 23:35:40 CEST 2007


Twisted <twisted0n3 at gmail.com> writes:

> On Jun 20, 5:21 pm, David Kastrup <d... at gnu.org> wrote:
>> Twisted <twisted... at gmail.com> writes:
>> > On Jun 20, 4:49 pm, Twisted <twisted... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> On Jun 20, 4:35 pm, David Kastrup <d... at gnu.org> wrote:
>> >> > Twisted <twisted... at gmail.com> writes:
>> >> > > I continue to suspect that there's an ulterior motive for making and
>> >> > > keeping certain software actively beginner-hostile; a certain macho
>> >> > > elitism also seen with light aircraft pilots and commented on at
>> >> > >www.asktog.com(exactURLescapes me; sorry).
>>
>> >> > You are babbling.
>>
>> >> No, I am not. You, however, are being gratuitously insulting.
>>
>> > 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.

But Emacs does not have a "clunky" interface.

> Between Windows bugs and gratuitous misfeatures (e.g. DRM) and Unix
> clunkiness, billions of dollars of potential productivity is lost
> worldwide every *month*.

You are spewing again.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum



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