Re: Info sucks?
On Tue, Sep 15, 1998 at 09:15:33AM -0400, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Sep 14, 1998 at 09:05:38PM -0400, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.Arizona.EDU> writes:
> > ``A few hours''?! Type `info' and what do you see? `C-h for help'.
> > Type C-h, it tells you how to navigate. Simplicity itself. Why does
> > everything have to be a web browser?
> The keys are completely non-intuitive. I have read the help; two hours
> later, I cannot remember how to use info. It takes significant effort
> to learn anything which is non-intuitive. emacs is similarly
> counter-intuitive, which is why I use nvi.
> Now you are moving into the realm of arbitrary personal opinions. I
> find the Info keys perfectly intuitive.
You've done well. Alas, I find ":q" to be an intuitive way to exit
an editor where I find C-x C-c not to be.
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