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Re: Visit New File menu item

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Visit New File menu item
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 14:26:15 -0500

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  > > Wouldn't "Create New File" make more sense? Or simply "New File"?

  > I agree, "Visit New File" is somewhat bizarre, and I'm not even entirely 
  > what it should mean.  "Create New File" is obvious.

Some other programs nowadays say "New File" in the menu, and what it
means seems to be the same as Emacs's concept of visiting.  These
include Audacity and Libre Office, ISTR.  So I think "New File" will
be clear in Emacs too.

Dr Richard Stallman
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