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Re: A DOS box starting Emacs (w32)

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: A DOS box starting Emacs (w32)
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:52:44 +0100

On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 5:27 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> In what way is this more friendly than the "official" way of invoking
> Emacs?

If no emacs instance is running, it starts emacs, waits for it to
answer, and then connects with it as if the emacsclient had been
successful in the first place. This is better in some cases that
simply running emacs through -a, mostly when emacsclient is used to
launch Emacs as editor for some app.

But Lennart has not updated his emacsclient from the trunk in years,
and it is different enough that integration of his changes is not
trivial (not impossible, of course, just a non-negligible amount of


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