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bug#15335: emacs -Q usability

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: bug#15335: emacs -Q usability
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:44:42 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

tags 15335 + wontfix
close 15335

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se>
>> Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:21:39 +0100
>> Cc: 15335@debbugs.gnu.org
>> Andreas Röhler <andreas.roehler@easy-emacs.de> writes:
>> > Emacs -Q opening with scratch buffer is a mistake in most cases.
>> >
>> > Please make Emacs star as general purpose Editor, preferably with an empty 
>> > buffer,
>> > in text- or fundamental mode, where use may see it's input, being offered 
>> > to save it etc.
>> >
>> > See also
>> >
>> > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18734848/choosing-an-all-purpose-editor/18735853
>> Do new users generally run "emacs -Q" though?  I would have assumed
>> that they either just run "emacs" (probably from a menu somewhere), or
>> "emacs <file>".
> I think this horse has been beaten ad nauseam, and every time we
> discussed it, we decided to keep the current behavior.  It's time to
> put this to rest, IMO.

OK, since there has been no further comments within 28 weeks, I'm
closing this bug as wontfix.

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas

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