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Re: Info tutorial is out of date

From: Jay Belanger
Subject: Re: Info tutorial is out of date
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2006 13:42:01 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:
> Newbies are overwhelmingly used to using a mouse. Let them do that while
> they get the basics of Info. 

Once they're used to it, they're less likely to change.

> Save the teaching of why it's better to learn to use the keyboard
> for later.

When it will be too late for many.  If indeed it is better to use the
keyboard (and I think it is), it seems a bad idea to begin by teaching
bad habits, however easy these habits may be.


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