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Re: Highway Musophobia Revisited [was: Speeding up Emacs load time]

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Highway Musophobia Revisited [was: Speeding up Emacs load time]
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:35:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

Rustom Mody <> writes:

> Just to add to what you are saying: Why are apple and samsung
> raking in billions?  Quite simply because touch-devices are to
> the mouse what the mouse is to the keyboard.  With a keyboard
> one needs to know a command-line/keybindings etc, all the
> makings of nerdiness to become a user.  A mouse allows a
> non-nerd to become a user. It yet needs some analogizing between
> the pointing and the pointed.  Unify the two into a single
> touch-device and now 4-year-olds become users.

Right. But as you might have guessed, I'm not talking about
users. Users want to know as little as possible, but still be
users (the lower bound, or the rule of least resistance). I want
to know as *much* as possible, and not be a users at all, but a

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