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Re: A proposal on Kickstarter for an embeddable Emacs

From: Tom
Subject: Re: A proposal on Kickstarter for an embeddable Emacs
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 06:18:18 +0000 (UTC)
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Tom <adatgyujto <at> gmail.com> writes:

> This project is not aiming to improve Emacs itself, but it's
> worth to keep an eye on nevertheless, because as far as I know it is
> the first crowdfunded project which has something to do with Emacs
> (or at least with its concepts), so it will be interesting see how it
> runs out:
> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/568774734/emacsy-an-embeddable-emacs?ref=live

Apparently, this project failed to raise its funding, but it's not
entirely suprising, because the number of people who want to embed
an emacs-like interface into their program is probably not very

The number of Emacs users is certainly much higher, so a fundraising for
an actual Emacs feature would have more chance to succeed.

Several people added ideas to the EmacsWiki crowdfunding page,
so developers who consider working in this model should take a look:


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