2009/6/5 Kirk Strauser <k...@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 of commands. Traditional: % tar xzvf bluurgh.tgz GNU recommended: $ tar --extract --verbose --gunzip --file bluurgh.tgz Seriously, why are long options encouraged? Chris -- A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? A: Top-posting. Q: What is the most annoying thing in a mailing list? _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"