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From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: TODO
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 20:52:56 -0800

Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:

  > Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
  > > You're talking about something different.  You're talking about
  > > auto-starting Emacs (in daemon mode) on demand.  This can already be
  > > done by a few changes to emacsclient.c (to make it run "emacs -f
  > > server-mode" if the server is not running already).
  > I know it is different. I just wanted to show that the same *effect* can
  > be reached simply by DBus messages (or by extending emacsclient, as you
  > have shown).
  > > What the above TODO item is talking about is the question of how to
  > > start Emacs without showing any frame.
  > I don't see the use case where starting Emacs without a frame is
  > preferrable over starting it on demand. Is it that Emacs shall run as
  > background server process?

Yep, and not only that, it is the fact that it shall not quit running
when the user logs out.  This is a good way to access a single emacs
session (and keep all the state).  The way people do it today is to use
"screen" to connect to the machine, run emacs -nw -f server-start and
then disconnect the screen session.

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