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Re: First draft of the Emacs website

From: Nicolas Petton
Subject: Re: First draft of the Emacs website
Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2015 23:30:00 +0100
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John Yates <address@hidden> writes:

> Do not pitch as virtues aspects that a newbie most likely will perceive as
> a barrier to entry:
> * Hence any mention of Lisp seems inappropriate.  We had better hope that
> Emacs' Out-Of-Box impression is good enough to motivate - in time - an
> interest in Lisp, rather than presume it.  Even more off-putting are the
> fine points of various Lisp dialects and Lisp extensions.
> * Displaying Lisp code is probably not a great "come-on".
> * The parenthetical "M-x list-packages" makes sense only to someone already
> familiar with Emacs.


Thanks John.  I focused for now on re-designing the current website,
without touching its contents, but I will do it in a second step and
your feedback is definitely useful!


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