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Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 13:40:53 +0300

> From: Mathias Megyei <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 12:17:23 +0200
> Cc: Juri Linkov <address@hidden>, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
>  > When I want to do this, I start Emacs and then visit the file.
>  > What's the advantage of specifying the file name as a command arg?
>  It saves key strokes.

You mean, the 1-key SPC vs the 3-key "C-x C-f"?  I think these savings
are too small to be significant.

>  (Our log files at work are sometimes really big, loading them
>  one by one is much less convenient than typing
>  emacs FILE FILE2. Until emacs has finished loading them the user
>  can do something else.)

Don't those log files have something in common enough for specifying a
single wildcard argument to "C-x C-f"?

> Another example: One experienced Emacs user at work often starts
> Emacs with 3 or more arguments when he's starting to work in a
> specific project evironment, because he knows, he will work on
> all that files the next hours.

The same can be accomplished by C-x C-f from inside a running Emacs.

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