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Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows
Date: 26 Aug 2004 01:03:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     >         First of all, they're both GNU Emacs.  XEmacs is just as much a 
> later
>     >         version of GNU Emacs as the FSF-distributed version.
>     > 
>     > It isn't a later version, it it is a fork.
>     "as much a later version as" is pretty much the same as "fork".
> I misread it until now.  Now I agree, it is correct, but since it is
> hard to read, clearer wording would be good.

How about: XEmacs is a descendant of the same GNU Emacs source code
from which the FSF-distributed version is derived.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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