I find the 3.3 Tooltips annoying when I'm upgrading many live and dev sites. How do I disable them via functions.php? Unenqueue wp-includes/js/wp-pointer.js ?
You could also remove the pointer script and style from their respective arrays just after they have been registered using this method.
I suppose you could also encapsulate those actions in a
Personally i quite like the new tooltips, and it's quite a shame there's not a simple API available for utilizing them in plugins yet, but i can see how it could be annoying when you're doing numerous installs or upgrades and just need to get things done.
Yes, just dequeue the script (and the styles):
Or you can just disable them permanently for a specific user (only run once):