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Re: Options menu

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: Options menu
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 20:45:17 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (windows-nt)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Since I have stared now at the current menus for 21.4 and 22.x for
> longer than probably ever previously, I would like to mention one
> other thing that has struck me as standing out negatively, and this
> _would_ be a change with regard to 21.4: I'd swap the order of the
> "Save Options" and "Customize Emacs" menu entries to make "Save
> Options" be the last entry in the menu: that's where people look for
> it.

I think the reason to put it above "Customize Emacs" is to avoid
misleading users into thinking that it will save changes made inside

> I am also not happy about the "Customize Emacs" menu name: it implies
> that selecting options in the Options menu would be different from
> customizing Emacs.  I'd prefer to have this menu called "All Options"

This has the same potential for misleading users about the scope of
"Save Options".

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