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Re: Gather a list of confusions beginner tend to have

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Gather a list of confusions beginner tend to have
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:13:50 -0400

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  > The reason we didn't put these on the splash screen is because we have
  > a menu bar, where everyone can find these popular commands without the
  > need to read any instructions.  Who will not know nowadays that to
  > open a file, one need to click on "File" and look in the menu that
  > drops down from that?

That argument seems quite persuasive, but it doesn't seem to apply
to everyone.

Someone (was it self@gkayaalp.com?) wrote about expecting O to visit a
file; that is what I responded to.  Whoever I responded to, if you are
reading this,, could you tell us why the existence of the menu did not
make it obvious how to visit a file?

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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