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Re: Sesquicolon -- Note: Not a Bug

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Sesquicolon -- Note: Not a Bug
Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2002 01:37:48 -0400
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On Sat, Aug 24, 2002 at 11:26:03PM -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
> I wonder if there is a way we could change Emacs so that it could run
> properly with #!.  Here's an idea that might work: suppose that when
> Emacs's stdin is a file, but there is no -batch option, it
> automatically starts in batch mode and loads $0.  WIth that change,
> maybe #!/usr/bin/emacs could work.

What's wrong with just adding a single option that has the necessary semantics?

Special casing on stdin-is-a-file seems wrong because someone might want to
runan elisp-script from a terminal.

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