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Re: Emacs on OS X development

From: Leo
Subject: Re: Emacs on OS X development
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:13:59 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3.50 (Mac OS X 10.6.8)

On 2011-09-14 02:43 +0800, John Wiegley wrote:
> Thanks for the heads up.
> My biggest problem with the Emacs.app code -- and why I'm not using it anymore
> -- is that subprocess communication is horribly laggy.  It makes several Emacs
> services, such as flyspell, simply unusable.  "Mac port" Emacs doesn't have
> this problem at all, such that flyspell works with the same speed it does on
> Linux.
> People have commented about this flyspell issue many times, and from what I've
> seen the blame keeps getting directed at aspell.  But actually, it's Emacs.app
> that is the problem.  I've seen it with other things too, like Tramp and gdb,
> though it's quite as pronounced there since users already expect to wait
> longer.

I agree completely. People who have used macport would never want to go
back to nsport. The difference is that noticeable. We have been hoping
the nsport get better. It seems 3 years have passed.

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