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Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 17:44:30 +0200

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gian Uberto Lauri" <address@hidden>

> LB> Surprise again. Do you mean that Mac and Linux (to leave out more
> LB> alternatives) do not have something like Windows Explorer where you
> LB> double-click (or something similar) on a HTML file to open it?
> Mac does it. Linux could if you use KDE or Gnome, bloating stuff not at
> all this necessary. Even if free.
> Many Emacs users  under Linux or Unix just use  a plain window manager
> under Unix or Linux and something  called command line ( :) :) ). Some
> of them claim that bash is almost as powerful as Emacs :).

Personally I always use the command line because it is much faster. The ms
windows Command Prompt on NT integrates this feature with the command line.
That is very important for me. I hoped that this was an available interface
for handling files on most major modern operating systems.

- Lennart

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