On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 01:04 +0200, Michael Schumacher wrote:
> Philip Ganchev wrote:
> > On 10/12/06, Jakub Steiner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> The two major use cases when this would be a more efficient interface is
> >> for us GIMPers who already know what functionality they want and don't
> >> need to go three levels deep, but also for novice users for who it will
> >> perhaps be easier to search for 'replace color' instead of browsing
> >> through the menu tree. If filters and functions have some additional
> >> metadata, providing for example name of the same functionality in
> >> competing graphic packages, things would become easier to discover for
> >> novices.
> > 
> > I agree that the commands should be searchable by many terms.  But I
> > think all terms should be part of the description, not be metadata.
> We should probably check how emacs does this - the M-x whatever-command
> is pretty close to this proposal, and there are ways to seach for
> specific commands as well.

No. You don't want to look at emacs code. Really. Such an interface is
easy enough to implement, should we ever decide to want it. I seriously
doubt its usefullness for the vast majority of GIMP users.


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