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Re: Why does the tutorial talk about C-n/C-p etc?

From: Tom
Subject: Re: Why does the tutorial talk about C-n/C-p etc?
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 05:54:23 +0000 (UTC)
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Evgeny Panasyuk <evgeny.panasyuk <at> gmail.com> writes:

> 10.03.2016 0:32, Tim Cross :
> > Emacs has an audience/user base, but to believe that equals the set of
> > all people who use editors is a mistake. Some people just want a very
> > simple editor which is easy to use and only does basic editing - there
> > are plenty of these editors.
> IMO larger user base, including "casual" users, would not harm Emacs.

Indeed. Therefore the tutorial for new users should emphasize features
which are  better in emacs compared to other tools.

C-p and co. are not better, they are just different and not very
ergonomical either.

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