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RE: Move etc/future-bug into etc/JOKES ??

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Move etc/future-bug into etc/JOKES ??
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 14:58:35 -0800

> >> ... is not the same as providing help about Emacs.
> >
> > Well, C-h C-j will tell you what "EMACS" means :-)
> > That's also a kind of useful information.
> >
> > Also, the C-h prefix is used as short-cuts to view the files in etc/, so
> > it is not that far off...
> Does "help" just mean help with emacs, or help with life in general?
> (I'll avoid the question of whether the two are different or not.)
> I notice that, while the doctor doesn't have a "C-h" prefix, it does
> appear under the "Help" menu.  Jokes can be thought of as a help in
> coping with life.

IMO, C-h should be reserved for help with Emacs. I want users to look there
for help with Emacs, and I don't want them to get confused when they do so,
by seeing help with taxes, help with mother-in-law, and so on.

Just one opinion.

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