[plt-scheme] the plt browser

From: Felix Klock's plt proxy (pltscheme at pnkfx.org)
Date: Wed Feb 2 17:21:57 EST 2005

On Feb 2, 2005, at 5:17 PM, Robby Findler wrote:

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> At Wed, 2 Feb 2005 17:13:56 -0500, Don Blaheta wrote:
>> Quoth Paul Schlie:
>>> Robby wrote:
>>>> Maybe I should add that menu to the main drscheme window, too?
>>> Possibly, although suspect it's arguably a bit redundant, and 
>>> otherwise
>>> consume space which may be better left for possibly more contextual 
>>> items.
>> Could it maybe just be added to the Help menu instead?  Or, since
>> existing Help Desk windows already appear in the Window menu, maybe 
>> just
>> *change* the "Help Desk" item in the "Help" menu to "New Help Desk" if
>> at least one Help Desk window already exists?
> This last idea is one I've wanted to avoid, since there will quickly be
> many Help Desk windows floating around which probably isn't what people
> want. I'll just try to make the creation of a new help desk window less
> obscure. I'm not sure I agree with Paul that a "New Help Desk" menu
> item would take too much space.

Maybe the choice should be put into the Preferences?  That is, if I've 
checked a certain box in my DrScheme Preferences pane, then any new 
links I follow will open in new windows, otherwise the old behavior 
will remain in place?

-Felix, who really shouldn't be getting into this conversation since he 
doesn't use the Help Desk much.

"actually, there's only truth in funny jokes"  -molnar

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