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Re: Revisit file non-literally? (y or n)


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: Revisit file non-literally? (y or n)
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 08:55:12 +0800

>>>>> "r" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
r>     Revisit file non-literally? (y or n)
r>     Please answer y or n.  Revisit file non-literally? (y or n)  [2 times]

r> I thought that question would be clear.  If you used find-file-literally,
r> and then you want to find the same file in the normal way, it asks
r> for confirmation before doing so.

r> Can you explain how this isn't clear?  Once I understand,
r> maybe I can think of something to do about it.

Assume the user is in a single window which he cannot escape to check
documentation.  He knows his everyday English, but this is his first
encounter with your use of "literally", so you should offer a "?"
choice which spends a paragraph or two spelling out all the
consequences of y and n.




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