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Re: page-at-a-time output for M-x shell


From: Francis Moreau
Subject: Re: page-at-a-time output for M-x shell
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 13:02:04 -0700 (PDT)
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On 14 juil, 19:16, address@hidden (Pascal J. Bourguignon)
wrote:
> Francis Moreau <address@hidden> writes:
> > But the main problem I think, which is a different issue, is why the
> > hell Emacs has 2 functionalities that do 'basically' the same thing ?!
>
> Two? I know at least three!  M-x terminal is yet another.
>
> As for mail UA, there are at least four (gnus, rmail, vm, mew), and
> probably many more.
>
> > Why can't it offer one and only one package that give the best of the
> > 2 worlds ?
>
> Because this is not a scarce world.  There's nobody to strangle the
> offer and make you pay dearly for a few features.  There's an
> aboundance of coders, and an aboundance of code produced, so you can
> choose amongst several options.  If you want empty shops, URSS^W North
> Korea is that way.
>

Damn, Monsieur, you're crazy :-)


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