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Re: arguments hint

From: Karl Chen
Subject: Re: arguments hint
Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2004 08:33:19 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> "rms" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
    rms>     Harmonia does this kind of cool language-aware stuff.
    rms> Is Harmonia a self-contained combination of many
    rms> different features?  (I don't know, I am guessing, so
    rms> please tell me if I'm wrong.)
    rms> Such packages are not a good way to add features to
    rms> Emacs, because in effect they make an alternate editor.
    rms> The right way to add multiple features is to add each
    rms> feature separately, making it fit in as much as possible
    rms> with all the rest of Emacs.  Then users can use them all,
    rms> or use just one of them.

I agree.  You should write them about improving Emacs itself
rather than creating an alternate editor.

Karl 2004-06-03 08:29

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