[TxMt] Re: Split screen - new users, old requests.. a FAQikki!

Richard Dyce dd at dyce.com
Thu Jul 26 06:55:29 UTC 2007

Sorry Eric, for my atrocious spelling ;-) I meant FAQiki(TM) ;-)

And it seemed like a good name at the time.

On 26 Jul 2007, at 06:45, Eric O'Brien wrote:

> A "FAQikki?"  (I almost thought that you had invented a new term,  
> but since "wiki" has only a single "k," it would be "FAQiki" then,  
> right?)
> A Fabulous idea, regardless of the name!
> Indeed, new folks often make "old" requests... simply because there  
> isn't an easy way [or is there?] to determine if the subject has  
> already come up.
> eo
> On Jul 25, 2007, at 12:16 AM, Richard Dyce wrote:
>> For the purposes of noise filtration, might it be useful to add a  
>> link to "already requested features" at the bottom of these list  
>> emails? Or to an FAQ? Or better yet an FAQikki?
>> R
>> On 25 Jul 2007, at 00:42, Jacob Rus wrote:
>>> Andre Behrens wrote:
>>>> I would just like to note that I have been using textmate for a  
>>>> long,
>>>> long, long time, and I am not at all tired of people continually
>>>> asking for split screens. It should be there. It's bad that it's
>>>> missing. I think every single day I encounter a situation where  
>>>> I wish
>>>> I could have this feature.
>>>> I think we should not blame users for wanting features. I wonder if
>>>> the harsh reaction this request always gets might not have  
>>>> something
>>>> to do with embarrassment.
>>>> So let me register *my* continued, enduring wish for this  
>>>> feature that
>>>> every other text editor I've used has.
>>> Erm... Allan has stated publicly that such a feature will be in  
>>> TM 2.0+, but not make it into 1.5.x.  As such, repeated such  
>>> requests just decrease the signal/noise ratio of this list (as do  
>>> responses such as this one; apologies), while doing nothing to  
>>> speed the addition of such a feature.
>>> -Jacob
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