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Re: gnuplot (was: Re: zsh outside of Emacs)


From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: gnuplot (was: Re: zsh outside of Emacs)
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 03:28:10 +0000

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> for fast ASCII-only checks. Speaking of gnuplot, I had
> to to get gnuplot-mode from MELPA - that was super
> easy, but why isn't such a basic mode included in
> vanilla Emacs, to offer font lock, indentation, and
> invocation? For the few of you who don't know gnuplot

Perhaps because the authors haven't copyright assigned it to the FSF?
The name "gnuplot" is a coincidence, the program and it's authors have
nothing to do with the GNU project.  That's not to say it's not a great
program, it is.

BR,
Robert Thorpe



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