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Re: tooltips for minor modes

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: tooltips for minor modes
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 01:47:01 -0800

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

  > Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> writes:
  > > It would be nice if the mode-line :lighter for minor modes would have a
  > > tooltip with a brief description of what the minor mode is.
  > > Things like "Fly", "hs", "Fill" are not very explicit, providing a
  > > tooltip would be very helpful for some users.
  > >
  > > Not sure what is the best way to provide a generic mechanism for doing 
  > Well a tooltip "minor mode" "minor mode help" is not really useful.
  > Substituting the actual name of the mode in the tooltip would seem like
  > an improvement.

Agreed, but it's still not even close to being good enough.
Something like "Minor mode: glasses-mode" gives close to zero useful
information if you are not familiar with the mode...

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