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Re: Please add a

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: Please add a
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2008 13:15:47 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Jason Spiro <address@hidden> writes:

> Months ago, on 2008-Jul-13, Juri Linkov <juri <at> jurta.org> wrote:
>> > Over a year ago (2007-01-30) Eli Zaretskii <eliz <at> gnu.org> wrote:
> [snip]
>> > Please add a command to the Help menu to show the user the 
>> > Emacs guided tour.
>> > I see two options for how it could work:
>> >
>> > 1.  You could make the command launch the system default web 
>> > browser and point
>> > it to http://www.gnu.org/s/emacs/tour/
>> Thanks.  This link is already added to the startup screen,
>> so there is no more need to put it on the Help menu.
> Juri, I think it would be better to also have a link on the Help menu.
> That's because I bet some users look only on the Help menu, and not
> also on the splash screen, for help.
> All: what do you think?

It's a little counter-intuitive for menu items to open hyperlinks, at
least in my experience.

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