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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: Tom
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2014 15:44:29 +0000 (UTC)
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Lennart Borgman <lennart.borgman <at> gmail.com> writes:
> It is very different in one way. An editor is a tool you start
> with. It should be convenient for everyone. Beginners may face
> a high complexity and different terms (and keyboard shortcuts)
> for rather familiar commands makes it much more difficult.The
> difference might seem small, but since it raises complexity for
> beginners it waists time for them. 

Kill/yank comes to mind as obvious example. The copy/cut/paste
terminology is pretty much standard, so the various kill/yank
operations (kill-region, copy-region-as-kill, etc.) should 
be mapped to these terms.

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