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Re: dselect and its help messages

Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> oh no, these are bad news :(
> i found it very fast using Enter to exit the help message. i'm not
> talking about the first one shown on entering package selection but the
> (usually "many") ones shown before dependency conflict resolution. it
> was everything in the right hand... really fast. and i've never been
> confused by this behaviour.
> IMHO people confused by dselect should switch to another dpkg/apt
> frontend and not break it.
> i hate hitting space to dismiss the help messages, i realized this
> when Enter was introduced to dismiss them. i really liked/loved this
> feature...

FWIW, I _still_ hit space first on the help screen when occasionally
using dselect, and found the switch to enter always annoying. :-)


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