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Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 01:45:55 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Shawn Betts <address@hidden> writes:

> PT <address@hidden> writes:
>> By arrow keys I also mean text selection with shift+arrow keys,
>> etc. It is  pretty standard in modern systems, so it should be turned
>> on by default.
> Are you saying Emacs is not a modern system? Should we add a Start
> button to Emacs too? It'd help newbs feel warm and fuzzy and its
> pretty standard on "modern systems."

How about a "Startle" button?  It could randomly call a function such
as zone, insert-zippyism, psychoanalyze-pinhead...

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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