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Re: proced-refine: confusing doc string

From: T. V. Raman
Subject: Re: proced-refine: confusing doc string
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 20:01:06 -0700

Humor me, I still dont get it.

What little "+" signs? Are they perhaps done as an overlay (will
go stare at the code next) -- note that I cant stare at the

>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Blandy <address@hidden> writes:
    Jim> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 7:30 PM, T. V. Raman
    Jim> <address@hidden> wrote:
    >> This would definitely help.
    >> I'm still at a loss to understand how proced-refine works
    >> -- perhaps because I'm running outside X?
    >> It's unclear how this thing is supposed to work on a text
    >> console.
    Jim> For what it's worth, I had the same reaction.  I didn't
    Jim> get it until I read the code and stared at the little
    Jim> "-+-" strings...
    Jim> To be honest, I'm not sure that proced-refine is a very
    Jim> helpful command as designed.  For example: clicking on a
    Jim> pid restricts the display to processes with lesser pids?
    Jim> Why?  Why not greater pids?  It seems like its behavior
    Jim> was driven more by the idea for its implementation than
    Jim> vice versa.

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