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Re: emacs -nw: share mouse cut & pastes from other X windows


From: David desJardins
Subject: Re: emacs -nw: share mouse cut & pastes from other X windows
Date: 11 Jan 2002 16:13:03 -0800

Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:
> Version 19.34 is still available at ftp.gnu.org for users who do not
> want the annoying new features.

It's true, and as I wrote, I used Emacs 19 for a very long time after
Emacs 20 came out.  From a UI point of view, I'd be perfectly happy with
that.  Unfortunately, it becomes impractical to keep using it forever.
Am I supposed to install my own copy of Emacs on every machine that I
use, instead of using the version provided on the system?  What about
when I have to use other people's machines or accounts?  And there are
bug fixes, and new software packages, are new hardware supported, etc.,
that aren't retrofit to previous versions.

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> That's true--I am conservative about changing the defaults.

I'm quite thankful for that.  Don't get me wrong---it's not nearly as
bad as it could be.

                                        David desJardins



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