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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2014 07:21:44 +0100
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> This said, the "what you call a window is called a frame" is not nearly
> as problematic as "what we call window is not what you think", so maybe
> renaming "window" to "pane" would get us most of the benefit.

I think you're right there.  If we just get rid of the word "window", I
think that'll fix most confusions.  "Pane" and "frame" are more
"technical" terms, and people aren't as apt to make assumptions about
what they mean.

(domestic pets only, the antidote for overdose, milk.)
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