Re: Info sucks?
>>"Hamish" == Hamish Moffatt <email@example.com> writes:
Hamish> The keys are completely non-intuitive. I have read the help;
Hamish> two hours later, I cannot remember how to use info. It takes
Hamish> significant effort to learn anything which is
Hamish> non-intuitive. emacs is similarly counter-intuitive, which is
Hamish> why I use nvi.
Now you have departed from technical discussions of feature
sets to something totally subjective. There can never be any user
interface that is totally intuitive for all humans. No matter what
one does, there shall be people who shall find it non-intuitive.
I know what you mean about deterirating short term memory as
one grows older. However, thankfully, I have not yet reached the
point where I can't remember vi keystrokes, though I only use vi once
in a blue moon.
Gummidge's Law: The amount of expertise varies in inverse proportion
to the number of statements understood by the general public.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.datasync.com/%7Esrivasta/>
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