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Re: Scratch buffer annoyance

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Scratch buffer annoyance
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 00:50:17 -0400

    > 2. In the fancy splash screen, the text continues to cycle when the
    >    mouse is over a link. This means that one can have the mouse over
    >    the "Tutorial" link, but before one can press it the text cycles so
    >    that "Exit Emacs" is under the cursor. Ouch. Is there a way to
    >    disable the text cycling while the mouse is over a link?

    The automatic text cycling is too annoying in all regards: even if the
    user doesn't finish reading one screen, it jumps to another.

It will come back to the first screen, and most of the two screens are

This isn't perfect, but I don't know of a better option.

                                                                  I think
    we should replace this with tabs where clicking on them switches to
    another screen.

No way!  Hardly anyone will see the second screen
if you have to explicitly ask for it.

I would be glad to find a better way, but I don't want to change
to something worse.

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