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

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Putting blink-cursor-mode in Options menu.
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:44:22 +0100
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address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>     A google search on "emacs turn off blinking cursor (without the quotes)
>>     gives around 10000 hits.  That is 10 times more than a similar search
>>     with "blinking cursor" replaced by "fringe", but only a fifth than the
>>     search for "tool bar" or "menu bar".
>> That is persuasive evidence; I am convinced.  Since this does not
>> fit in the Show/Hide menu, let's add it at top level.
> That is FALSE evidence!!!
> The search:
>   emacs turn off "blinking cursor" -info -xemacs
> gives just 163 hits on google.
> In comparison
>   emacs turn off fringe -info -xemacs
> gives 543 hits.

Never believe in a statistic you have not faked yourself.



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