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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2014 20:00:03 +0100
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Tom <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

The problem I see with that is that the terms are mnemonics for the
keybindings: the kill bindings contain "k", the yank bindings "y".

David Kastrup

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