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Re: position on changing defaults?

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: position on changing defaults?
Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2008 23:51:03 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu)

> I don't buy that "power user" argument.  It is not dissimilar to the UI
> that you get nowadays when typing a URL in a browser.  Users seem to do
> just fine with that.  Maybe it's time to reconsider what a user knows
> and does not know nowadays.

When you type a URL in a browser, you get a pull-down list of matches.
In Emacs, an analogy to this is displaying the *Completions* buffer.
I'm sure Drew will say how Icicles is superior to this.  Yes, it is
powerful, but like suggested packages radically changes the default
behavior that most Emacs users are accustomed to.

Juri Linkov

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