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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2010 12:10:43 +0900

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:
>> Since I started using Emacs I have seen many window systems come and
>> go.  What people call "Modern" window interfaces are just that, the
>> currently popular window system behavior soon to be replaced by
>> something else.
> Is not this rather one of the problems with free software? I think
> most users would like a stable window system standard interface in
> this regard.

I think you're misinterpreting the time-frame here -- proprietary
windowing systems have been no more stable over the time many people
have been using emacs.

[Apple may have the best claim, but even there, it's a pretty dubious one.]


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