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bug#374: Info header line does not respect mouse-1-click-follows-link

From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#374: Info header line does not respect mouse-1-click-follows-link
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 11:18:16 -0700

> >>> The point here is about users being _able_ to have the traditional
> >>> (pre-22)behavior, not about setting the traditional 
> >>> behavior as the default.
> >>
> >> Wouldn't that need be much less if the links where 
> >> underlined or only underlined links where followed by
> >> mouse-1 (as I wrote in the 
> >> previous comment to your proposal)?
> > It has nothing to do with link appearance. (It would not 
> > help to underline links in Dired.) Quite the contrary:
> > I don't want to have to look carefully to see if
> > I'm clicking on a link, just to select a buffer. I don't 
> > want to check whether text is underlined or whatever.
> Thanks, I see. But I believe many people would think 
> differently since they have learned otherwise from for
> example web browsers.

And that's precisely why we let them use mouse-1 to follow links. I am not
proposing to take that away from anyone who expects or wants it.

> But with that I do not want to say I am against your proposal for an 
> option. Personally I do not mind.

Good. I can't believe anyone would mind. Why prevent some users from not
following any links with mouse-1?

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