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Re: Info sucks?

On Tue, Sep 15, 1998 at 09:15:33AM -0400, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.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.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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