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Re: basic question: going back to dired


From: Bastien Guerry
Subject: Re: basic question: going back to dired
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 10:26:26 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110009 (No Gnus v0.9) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Xah <address@hidden> writes:

> I don't think its a good idea to teach or insist that people adopt
> emacs's terminologies.

Adopting Emacs terminology is not good per se, it's good because it
helps people adopt Emacs.

> In particular, the term buffer is unsuitable and outdated. See the
> following argument:

You're arguing like a lawyer: since you cannot change the law itself,
you're just trying to change the spirit of the law.

Please improve Emacs if you want to, it will be more constructive than
trying to change the "spirit" behind Emacs...

-- 
Bastien




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