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Re: zsh outside of Emacs


From: Tory S. Anderson
Subject: Re: zsh outside of Emacs
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 06:00:06 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel puts it well; that sort of integrated interface and the ability to put 
emacs tools to use on my bash output has served me many, many times. It's hard 
for me to go back to a "dumb terminal" (to use the term ironically) now...

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> Karl Voit <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Sorry, I meant what advantages do I get compared to
>> a separate Terminal emulation running my GNU screen
>> sessions?
>>
>> I don't see much difference between Alt-TAB +
>> XOrg-copy&paste and C-x b + Emacs-copy&paste
>
> It is not only a matter of copy and paste back and
> forth! If that is your only concern the whole system
> is integrated as it is.
>
> No, if you have any data in an Emacs buffer, you can
> immediately put all of Emacs to work on that data,
> just as you can put all of Emacs to (re)produce it.
> And this can be automatized big with no glue in
> between.
>
> Now that sounded really advanced but it can be really
> down to Earth things. You will experience the benefits
> of an integrated interface with common input methods
> and documentation/configuration very soon if you
> didn't already.



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