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Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...

From: Davis Herring
Subject: Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 15:08:20 -0700 (PDT)
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> 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?

$ type -a foobar
foobar is /usr/bin/foobar
$ file `type -p foobar`
/usr/bin/foobar: a bash script text executable
$ emacs !$

After the second command, the user thinks "Oh!  I can view/edit this!". 
Especially as the path can be arbitrarily long, it can be quite useful to
have the shell (or file(1), or...) generate it.


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