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Re: Question about no-pause option

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: Question about no-pause option
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 08:08:16 -0500
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Antonio Diaz Diaz scripsit:

> Do you think I should make "--no-pause" the default behaviour and show 
> the "Press RETURN to continue..." message only when requested with a 
> "--pause" option (or command)?

Yes, I do.  Pause mode is a relic of physical screens, and is nothing
but a nuisance in the world of scrollable terminal windows.

John Cowan  address@hidden  http://ccil.org/~cowan
Any sufficiently-complicated C or Fortran program contains an ad-hoc,
informally-specified bug-ridden slow implementation of half of Common Lisp.
        --Greenspun's Tenth Rule of Programming (rules 1-9 are unknown)

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