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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2010 22:35:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> It is better to have different names from the common, whether the
> Emacs name is "kill" or "froobarb".

Of course, using completely unique names has some advantages, but
I think this would qualify as a rationalization.

> Emacs kill is not the same as cut, etc. but it is sufficiently similar
> that using the same name will cause confusion and frustration.

Humans (and Emacs users are no exceptions) deal with such problems all
the time.  It's a complete non-issue.


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