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Re: C-g crash in C-x C-f (OSX Lion)

From: Carsten Mattner
Subject: Re: C-g crash in C-x C-f (OSX Lion)
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 23:29:52 +0100

2011/12/19 Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden>:
> René Kyllingstad <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 17:52, Carsten Mattner <address@hidden>
>> wrote:
>>     On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 4:53 PM, Jan D. <address@hidden> wrote:
>>     > AFAIK, the Mac port uses Carbon, and is based om Emacs 23, i.e. no 
>> Emacs
>>     24
>>     > features (like multitty).
>>     Sounds like the Mac port should be obsolete and deprecated as
>>     Carbon is deprecated and I'm not even sure it's in Lion anymore.
>> This is alas a common misunderstanding about the Mac port.
>> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-11/msg00424.html
>> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-11/msg00499.html
>> The Mac port hasn't been integrated because none of the maintainers are
>> particularly interested nor knowledgeable about the mac platform, and the
>> author of the port has not pushed for it.
>> So instead of a rock solid port where the author knows _exactly_ why every 
>> line
>> of code is the way it is, we have a crashy mess nobody wants to spend any 
>> time
>> on. Yay.
> That's kind of far from reality.
> See: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2009-09/msg00199.html
> and similar things has been stated by the maintainers a few times on
> this list.

For the record, how does Aquamacs compare?
Is it a fork not trying to re-integrate with way more changes than is
healty and acceptable while keeping emacs emacs and not mutating
it into TextEdit.app with elisp support?

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