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Re: first impressions


From: Luis Fernandes
Subject: Re: first impressions
Date: 24 Feb 2002 10:34:58 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.106

>>>>> "jidanni" == Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

    jidanni> Anyways the blue script Emacs with the red GNU animal
    jidanni> don't look like the mark of a professional wall street
    jidanni> company, and can only be bad for business.


If you start-up Emacs with a filename (i.e. "emacs foo.c") or in a
tty, then you will never see the logo.

    jidanni> Ok, then ask one of those GIMP artists to get you a new
    jidanni> logo or something.

The current logo was done using the Gimp but I am not a professional
artist. I just do some things because they are fun. I thought it
would be fun to have a beautiful logo on a beautiful editor. The ugly
artifacts surrounding the gnu were a result of my inexperience with
the Gimp; this problem is fixed in the CVS version.

(Actually, I was wondering whether it would be possible to also
display the logo when Emacs is started with a filename. Currently,
during start-up, the user just stares at a blank buffer with
"loading..."  messages flashing-by in the mini-buffer until foo.c is
loaded.)




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