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Re: Is OpenUsability something for Emacs?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Is OpenUsability something for Emacs?
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 03:42:06 -0400

     RS> One can't expect users to know about that command.  In order for
     RS> that to be the solution to the no-mouse problem, something on the
     RS> screen needs to say how to use it.

    Usability is about using things, not about learning to use
    things. Would you like to have every possible Emacs keybinding shown
    on the screen?

Emacs is not a GUI designed for beginning users.
It is a mistake to take a size fits all" approach to these questions.

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