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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: Uday S Reddy
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 18:03:42 +0100
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On 7/13/2010 3:10 PM, David Kastrup wrote:

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

What a cool exchange!

I suppose the youngsters can be excused for thinking we are all loonies.


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