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Re: Please add a "Guided Tour" menu command

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Please add a "Guided Tour" menu command
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2008 00:14:54 +0200

> From: Jason Spiro <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 21:34:11 +0000 (UTC)
> Eli Zaretskii <eliz <at> gnu.org> wrote:
> > 
> > Then perhaps we should have a second tutorial, which describes what
> > the tour does.
> If you mean we should have a second version of the tour without images, then I
> respectfully disagree.  The tour is good as-is.  It would be much worse 
> without
> the screenshots that are in it.

Emacs supports images, so we can have the screenshots as well.  I see
no problem here.

> Also, if you mean we should make a second document called a "tutorial" with 
> the
> same content of the tour, then I also disagree.  The reason the tour is 
> called a
> "tour" is because it is more of a whirlwind tour of Emacs' modes than a 
> tutorial
> on how to use each mode.  It would be confusing to have two tutorials.

The name is not important, not to me, anyway.  What I meant is that we
could have a "Getting Started" tutorial with the current TUTORIAL's
contents, and then a "Guided Tour" tutorial with the contents of what
we are currently discussing.

> I think the tutorial should be removed from Emacs, and replaced with
> the tour.

That'd be a blow to those who don't read English well, at least.

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