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Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout

From: Matthew Mundell
Subject: Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2004 22:51:12 +0000
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Type-break mode with fixed-length periods between breaks could use
>     such a function to prompt the user to take a break.  That way if the
>     user returns to the machine after an extended period away, then any
>     prompting will, correctly, be gone.
> Would we want type-break mode to use a dialog box?

The same situation would then be a case for the dialog box to time
out.  Using a dialog box would require an alternative for terminal

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