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Re: Folding emacsclient into emacs

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Folding emacsclient into emacs
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 09:59:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
>> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 09:45:18 +0200
>> Are you saying that users should be punished if the first thing they
>> want to do with Emacs is "merely" edit a file?
> No, of course not.  You will see from my other message in this thread
> that I think the current behavior with "emacs FILE" is annoying.
> But making that point doesn't mean we should use preposterously
> wrong arguments such as that Emacs can be restarted whenever we need
> to edit a file, or that when there's nothing to edit there's no need
> to have Emacs running.

I was talking about the case where the first thing you want to do when
starting Emacs is to edit a file.  All the "preposterously wrong
arguments" you try attributing to me are your own invention.

Since there is not a lack of opportunity for disagreement on this
list, it might be more productive if you focused on those things that
have actually been written.

David Kastrup

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