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Re: Changes in the menu bar

From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: Changes in the menu bar
Date: 25 Nov 2001 12:52:37 -0500
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> * In message <address@hidden>
> * On the subject of "Changes in the menu bar"
> * Sent on Sun, 25 Nov 2001 13:19:24 +0200 (IST)
> * Honorable Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> This change:
>    2001-11-25  Sam Steingold  <address@hidden>
>       * menu-bar.el (menu-bar-apropos-menu): New variable.
>       Moved all `apropos' bindings to this menu.
>       (menu-bar-help-menu): Added `menu-bar-apropos-menu'.
> is an extremely non-trivial change in the user interface.

IMO it is a very trivial change.
Had I thought that it would be seen as non-trivial, I would have asked.

> As for this change, is it possible to know the reasons for it now?

IMO, "apropos" and "describe" are _very_ different paradigms, and
mixing them is wrong.  I thought they were put together accidentally.
All I did was separate the "apropos" items from the "describe" items.

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