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Re: Sorting of directories in dired

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: Sorting of directories in dired
Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 18:12:36 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Edward O'Connor <address@hidden> writes:

>>> Thanks! Should not this be the default on w32?
>> I suppose it would make sense, yes.
> Here's one vote for leaving the default as it is. I love how Emacs
> is a consistent environment across the various operating systems it
> runs on, and would much prefer it for the default Dired behavior to
> continue to be the same across all supported systems.

I used to think that too, but it's been my experience (as a UI
programmer) that users really want their OS's look and feel. So, I've
switched my viewpoint to prefer platform-specific look and feels
rather than cross-platform look and feels.

Bill Wohler <address@hidden>  http://www.newt.com/wohler/  GnuPG ID:610BD9AD
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