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Re: "What's This?" in Describe submenu

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: "What's This?" in Describe submenu
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 16:31:24 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> I don't think this is the kind of thing (naming the describe-key
> menu item What's This) that is meant, when people complain that
> Emacs could be friendlier to newbies coming from the Windows
> world. If someone is looking for help on a key or a menu item, he
> will have no problem recognizing "Describe Key or Menu Item" - it is
> in fact much clearer than "What's This?".

Actually, I'd think it kind of amusing if the _tooltip_ for this menu
entry just contained "What's this?".  And it might even point somebody
in the right direction.

Anybody share that sentiment?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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