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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 19:06:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110009 (No Gnus v0.9) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

"Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 14:34, Miles Bader <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>> It's not that "keybinding" is somehow extra good, it's that "shortcut"
>> is unusually bad.
>
> Agreed. I don't like Xah Lee's proposals. But I think that he's right
> that Emacs' use of outdated terminology sometimes hampers adoption by
> new users.

Maybe, but we need more _facts_ about this.

We know what would be the cost of any terminology change (even the heat
of this discussion is a good indicator :) but we are not sure about the
benefit.  I have a feeling this is just a bad bargain...

-- 
Bastien




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