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Re: Initial splash screen

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Initial splash screen
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 16:57:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     The normal way to ask such questions in most GUI apps is to have
>     three alternatives, were the third alternative is just "Do not
>     ask me again".
> MAYBE that would lead to good results, if it leads people to read
> the splash screen more.

In my experience, it usually leads to people turning off the nag
screen.  For the use case of "emacs filename", I really think we
should default to just
(message "The menu \"Help/About Emacs\" points out some help sources.")
It does not keep people from working on files.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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