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Re: Menubar on text only terminals

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: Menubar on text only terminals
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 16:56:11 +1200

 > > With tmm, sub-menus have to be navigated through completions
 > > lists, which some find inconvenient.  Toolbars don't have that
 > > extra complexity.  I'm just trying to say that toolbars and
 > > text terminals (with use of the mouse) are a more natural fit.
 > That's kind of debatable.  Programs like the text-mode elinks web
 > browser work quite nicely with a text mode menubar.  The menu bar
 > of Emacs works in a different way than the elinks menu bar, but I
 > don't see why this makes it less useful than the toolbar.

Maybe for the reason I just gave?

I'm not familiar with Elinks but if it works as well as you say, perhaps, ATR
it would a good idea to redesign Emacs text mode menubar along the same lines.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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