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Re: C-h, F1, Backspace, and splash screen

From: David Robinow
Subject: Re: C-h, F1, Backspace, and splash screen
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 18:07:33 -0400

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 10:23 AM, Rupert Swarbrick <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>  If you have cygwin, you have Windows.
>>>  If you have Windows, use the native Emacs.
>> This is a matter of personal preference.  For the kinds of things that
>> I do, I find it more convenient to use cygwin emacs.
> An example: using slime + sbcl on Windows. Works _much_ better running
> sbcl from cygwin, but then native slime passes all the wrong pathnames
> etc. and sbcl gets very confused unless you use the cygwin emacs.
> Presumably interacting with other cygwin utilities works similarly.
> Rupert
Yikes, you've reminded me that I've actually used cygwin emacs for
just that reason.
Old age must be causing memory failure.
I take back everything bad I've ever said about cygwin emacs.

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