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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: James Cloos
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2014 18:41:30 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> "ESR" == Eric S Raymond <address@hidden> writes:

ESR> Yes.  It's actually pretty rare for even old-school types to run
ESR> emacs in a hard or soft terminal these days; normally it is
ESR> launched from a window system.

Except when using emacs on a remote server.

Emacs in a terminal emulator is often superior to gui-emacs with the X
protocol tunneled over ssh.

I just tried the latter (using lucid; gtk is known to be especially
awful over tcp) and it took (in fact is taking) minutes to get the
initial frame up and responsive.

James Cloos <address@hidden>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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