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Re: tool-tip default

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: tool-tip default
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 10:44:36 -0500

> No the default GNU Emacs (i686-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit) does
> not display the menu bar.  I just ran `emacs -q' with this morning's
> CVS snapshot, Mon, 2000 Nov 6 12:00 UTC, and all it has is the tool bar.

Have you checked --no-site-file ?
Your experience strongly contradicts mine.

>    > ;;; Prevent the cursor from blinking
>    > (blink-cursor-mode 0)
>    Why?
> The blinking cursor attracts too much of my attention and distracts
> me.  I know that some other people respond the same way.  This is why
> ill-intentioned advertisers like to use blinking advertisements: they
> grab your attention and take it away from what you really want to do.
> I cannot use Emacs when the cursor blinks.

Complete agreement here.  I haven't seen many people scream for
blinking cursors, so I don't really understand why it is made the default.


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