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2009/6/5 Kirk Strauser <kirk at strauser.com>:
> On Friday 05 June 2009 11:50:58 am Chris Rees wrote:
>> Is there a 'quick' way to use emacs instead of info? Like info-emacs topic?
> Not that I know of. :-/
>> I've remembered why I hate the info browser so much; it reminds me of
>> the 'help' included with MS-DOS 6.22. Anyone remember that?
> Ouch. You had to go there, didn't you?
I feel GNU is very similar in many ways to DOS, along with their
preference for 'long options'. Horrible. You end up with monstrosities
% tar xzvf bluurgh.tgz
$ tar --extract --verbose --gunzip --file bluurgh.tgz
Seriously, why are long options encouraged?
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
Q: What is the most annoying thing in a mailing list?
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