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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 16:10:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Or use "scroll-up" where it means scroll down, or use
>     "split-horizontally" where it splits vertically ;)
> These names are used because they are logical.  scroll-down scrolls
> down through the text,

No, it doesn't.  It scrolls the text down, moving _up_ through the text
in the process.  So it is "scroll down" but at the same time "scroll up

It does not seem like anybody can remember its direction properly, but
everybody will readily defend as the most logical choice what he thinks

David Kastrup

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