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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 20:25:49 +0200

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 18:02, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:

> It was pointed out that Emacs, like Spanish, has a reason to exist even if it 
> is
> not the most widespread language

Well, according to most sources Spanish is the second language
worldwide in number of native speakers (after mandarin).

> and it uses vocabulary and pronunciation that
> foreigners (who are admittedly more numerous than Emacs speakers) can 
> sometimes
> find disconcerting.

Foreigners are disconcerted by the weirdest things... Spanish
pronunciation is simpler (far fewer phonemes) and much more regular
(systematic spelling) than English'.


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