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Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly


From: Brian Elmegaard
Subject: Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly
Date: 20 Mar 2005 13:59:37 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Pascal Bourguignon <address@hidden> writes:

> 2- Since you can customize emacs, why don't you write the 
>    ms-window-newbie-user-minor-mode yourself?  

I, at least, have been considering this as a option.

>    And while you're at it,
>    write a macintosh-newbie-user-minor-mode and 
>    an amiga-newbie-user-minor-mode and etc... On these systems, the
>    "standard" keys are not what you think!

How are emacs users distributed between systems?

> I meant that the best way to leave the newbie state is to start
> learning and using the new tool instead of trying to bind it to make
> it look like the old tool.

People have to learn to roll, sit, crawl, and stand before they can
walk. 

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