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Re: send-invisible is not an obvious name

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: send-invisible is not an obvious name
Date: 22 Oct 2002 15:59:13 +0900

Francesco Potorti` <address@hidden> writes:
> I had to enter my password and since I knew that a command
> existed to do that I tried to gess its name, to no avail.  I had to do a
> search for `password' in the manual to find it.

I'd say that's what you're supposed to do, and if you could find it by
searching the manual, then things are working properly.  We can't encode
documentation into all function names!

> - the send-invisible command should have at least the two aliases above

I disagree.

> - it should be in the comint menu (I do not use menus myself, so I do
>   not know whether it is already there) with a comprehensible name

That would be reasonable; however I think `Send input invisibly' (or
`without echoing') is a pretty good title for this menu entry...

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