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13 Feb 2004 08:47:48 +0000
Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50
exits funnel <address@hidden> writes:
> I hope this isn't too far off topic but I'm looking
> for a little emacs related advice. I've just taken
> possesion of a new laptop which is (unfortunately and
> unalterably) running Win2000. I'm going to use the
> laptop primarily for Java Development. I've always
> used JBuilder (on windows and Linux) but I'd like to
> give jdee a shot. My question then is this: would I
> be better off starting with the cygwin version of
> emacs or downloading NTEmacs and going from there?
> Thanks in advance for any thoughts or experiences
> anyone might care to share.
Cygwin Emacs might have problems interacting with Java due to the way
Cygwin represents paths. But probably someone has overcome this
already. The same problem exists for NTEmacs and cygwin subprocesses
that output paths, but cygwin-mount.el exists to overcome these.