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Re: info-find-source


From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: info-find-source
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2018 09:10:12 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.19; emacs 27.0.50

On 2018-01-13, at 08:46, address@hidden wrote:

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> On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 01:54:06AM +0100, Emanuel Berg wrote:
>> Another example where info is slower is this
>> very common situation.
>> 
>> 1. You look something up with info and use it.
>> 
>> 2. You look something else up and use that.
>> 
>> 3, or I mean 1b - because the first thing
>> didn't quite work! Now, with info, you have to
>> navigate back to that node to see what it
>> really said. And maybe between steps 1 and 2,
>> you looked up something else still, which you
>> didn't use, which might even belong to some
>> different program, etc. etc.!
>
> Ahh... the "lost in cyberspace" syndrome. It was widespread
> in the Internets around 1990. These days less, because all
> there is is Facebook ;-)
>
> (a bit tongue-in-cheek, as you might guess).
>
> Perhaps some kind of visual orientation help
> (akin to some breadcrumbs) might help there?

Info-history-back (bound to `l' by default) anyone?

Best,

-- 
Marcin Borkowski



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