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Re: Some findings and suggestion about Emacs on w32

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Some findings and suggestion about Emacs on w32
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 10:13:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:
>> "Lennart Borgman" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Kim F. Storm" <address@hidden>
>>> : Once you have started emacs (from the start menu), what business do
>>> : you have outside emacs (i.e. in Windoze land)?
>>> Of course you have a point there, but why not have the freedom of working
>>> different ways? Does not that make the learning curve less steep? I have
>>> seen people hesitating to begin using Emacs just because there is too much
>>> to learn to begin with. If we want people to use Emacs I think we should
>>> make it as easy as possible to begin. They will learn more after a while.
>> I don't understand.  How does gnuclient make emacs easier to learn ?
>> I definitely think GNU Emacs should be on the start menu -- 
> Well, I think emacsclient -a emacs (add the appropriate paths) would
> be an even better candidate: if you have not started an Emacsserver,
> it will just bring up Emacs.

Sounds fine.  I don't really care what exact command is run by the
start menu item named "GNU Emacs" -- as long as there is such an item
on the start menu.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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