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Re: Emacs terminology (not again!?) [was: Apologia for bzr]

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Emacs terminology (not again!?) [was: Apologia for bzr]
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:07:00 +0900

Lennart Borgman writes:
 > On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden> wrote:

 >> Agreed.  The important disconnect is between windows and buffers,
 >> and even that isn't so hard for users to figure out.  I think
 >> people used to recent browser interfaces will call buffers "tabs".

 > I think that is a good illustration of how confusing different
 > terms can be... ;-)  "Tabs" is a UI thing. Calling buffers "tabs"
 > would be very, very confusing for most new users.

Agreed.  I'm not suggesting that as Emacs terminology.  I'm saying
that users are going to see buffers as ways to show different content
in the same (GUI) window just like tabs do.

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