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bug#4960: 23.1.50; Please provide access to the tour on the Help menu;
bug#4960: 23.1.50; Please provide access to the tour on the Help menu; preferably ship it also
Fri, 20 Nov 2009 03:53:01 -0700
Thunderbird 18.104.22.168 (Macintosh/20090812)
Juri Linkov wrote:
The Web Guided Tour is an advertisement of Emacs features.
It doesn't provide any help. So the "Help" menu is not appropriate.
We could create a new menu "Ads" ;-)
BTW, I noticed that the About screen doesn't say that the link
will start the browser (like it says on the startup screen).
Here is a fix:
RCS file: /sources/emacs/emacs/lisp/startup.el,v
retrieving revision 1.550
diff -u -r1.550 startup.el
--- lisp/startup.el 6 Nov 2009 05:16:28 -0000 1.550
+++ lisp/startup.el 20 Nov 2009 09:31:21 -0000
@@ -1371,7 +1371,7 @@
:link ("Emacs Guided Tour"
(lambda (button) (browse-url
- "\tSee an overview of the many facilities of GNU Emacs"
+ "\tSee an overview of Emacs facilities at gnu.org"
"A list of texts to show in the middle part of the About screen.
Each element in the list should be a list of strings or pairs
Although I appreciate the connotation of "facilities", I think "features"
would be better understood by curious new users.
And if you want to emphasize that the button is a link to the World Wide
Web, why not "http://www.gnu.org" instead of just "gnu.org"?
Denver, Colorado, USA
bug#4960: 23.1.50; Please provide access to the tour on the Help menu; preferably ship it also, Joel J. Adamson, 2009/11/19