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Re: Efforts to attract more users?

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Efforts to attract more users?
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 13:04:33 +0200

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 9:31 AM,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> One thing I have noted with people using vi/vim is that they tend to
> have multiple vim instances in different xterms. It is surprisingly (at
> least to me) hard to teach them to open only one emacs instance and
> fetch files into that rather than trying to do it the vim way where you
> start a new emacs for each new file you want to work on. If that is one's
> mode of operation I have no problem understanding why emacs feels
> awkward.

I am sure it is part of the problem. And the reason for it is IMO
partly that emacs client does not start Emacs by default. (It does in
the patched version of Emacs+EmacsW32 however.)

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