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Re: Putting blink-cursor-mode in Options menu.

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Putting blink-cursor-mode in Options menu.
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 20:44:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

> Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:
>> This is unbelievable.  We are talking about adding an option to a
>> menu, not about changing a default.
> If we added everyone's pet option to the Options menu, we'd end up
> with hundreds of options that would just be confusing to users.
> I don't see any need to do anything here. New users will be used to
> blinking cursors from the other apps they use,

There is no other application I know that has a blinking block cursor.
xterm has a static block cursor, and practically all other editing
applications have a blinking vertical line.

> only a few experienced Emacs users who use nothing else will be
> offended by the blinking, and they can easily figure out how to
> disable it.

I think it belongs in the same category as scrollbars and such and
should sit in one menu with them.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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