The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding

Twisted twisted0n3 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 23:30:45 CEST 2007


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




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