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Re: Info tutorial is out of date

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Info tutorial is out of date
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2006 19:49:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>     > Another in the Mouseless-That-Roared camp, eh? A small, but very
>     > vocal and militant minority, apparently.
>     It does not give you any thoughts that from your "majority", you are
>     the only one to speak up?
> Hmm, now that you mention it... Maybe emacs-devel is a bit out of touch with
> noobs?
> Nah, that's not fair. Maybe 3 or 4 people on emacs-devel are?
> Nah, the point is that newbies are the target for the tutorial, and they are
> not subscribed to the list. I'm not the only one who can speak for them, of
> course, but I didn't see any arguments from you 3 that spoke to newbie
> needs. You basically went on an anti-mouse rampage.

It is not a productive style of discussion to discard every argument
not leading to the desired result by using deprecatory invectives.

I repeat: there is little sense in telling people how to do
complicated things with the keyboard without telling them how to do
the simple things.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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