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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 01:45:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

James Cloos <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> "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.

Why would you do that?

It's so much easier and faster to just do

C-x C-f /ssh:address@hidden:myfile.c RET

and you don't even need an Emacs on the other end of the connection.
Similarly for editing things like

C-x C-f /sudo::/etc/fstab RET

David Kastrup

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