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Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly


From: Brian Elmegaard
Subject: Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly
Date: 21 Mar 2005 08:39:41 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> writes:

> Brian Elmegaard <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > Me too. But, the students I force to use emacs for simulation
> > (http://www.et.dtu.dk/software/dna) don't like it.
> 
> if this software produces graphs or other images, you can display
> them in an emacs buffer.  that is all the UI you will need to
> trick students into enjoying the fast edit cycle.  

You are right. BTW, could I build a UI with drag'n'drop possibilities
inside emacs?

> if you drop the request for a
> separate program for UI, perhaps emacs lisp programmers would be
> more inclined to contribute to the project (hint hint).

But I have already. 

> the idea is to live in emacs when possible (i.e., all the time).

I do (Except for w3, which never get to work. )

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Brian (remove the sport for mail)
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