Re: [linux-audio-user] Opening up the discussion

From: Lee Revell <>
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 22:32:51 EEST

On Mon, 2005-07-25 at 15:17 -0400, Joe Hartley wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jul 2005 14:34:41 -0400
> Lee Revell <> wrote:
> > For example, most apps (Firefox and IE) use "Ctrl-F" to 'Find in page'.
> > Except Evolution, which forces you to use "Ctrl-S" to 'Find (Search) in
> > page', because they have already bound Ctrl-F to 'Forward message'.
> >
> > This is a MAJOR usability bug; "We didn't feel like doing it the normal
> > way" is NEVER a "good reason" for usability purposes.
> One could argue that since search in Emacs has been ^s for ages, that
> those who use ^f are the ones who have broken convention for no good
> reason.

True, but the Emacs people should have put a stop to it years ago before
IE and Mozilla and Firefox made Ctrl-F the de facto standard. Nowadays
if you want to integrate with the rest of the modern GUI desktop you'd
better play ball.

Received on Tue Jul 26 00:15:16 2005

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