What if the book wasn't a book anymore

Alan Lord alanslists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 00:59:17 PST 2008

Gerard Beekmans wrote:
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> Think outside the current HTML box for a minute. Not for technical 
> reasons but convenience. I've been wondering for a while if there's a 
> case to be made for seeing installation output and the book's 
> (replacement) text in the same window. I can see this be a nice change 
> for installation modes where you are text-only.
> While you wait for "make" to finish (we all know how long that can 
> take), you can shift your eyes up a few lines and start reading up on 
> what you're actually doing in one (hopefully?) convenient location.
> G
Remember nALFS? That was one of the greatest features IMHO, the split 
screen, where you could look at and monitor the "progress tree" and 
below, actually still see something useful was happening...


The way out is open!

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