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Re: A DOS box starting Emacs (w32)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: A DOS box starting Emacs (w32)
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:38:55 +0200

> From: Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:52:44 +0100
> Cc: Fabrice Popineau <address@hidden>, Emacs developers <address@hidden>
> 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.

I understand why this is better when we indeed need the client
functionality.  I was asking why is this better when just invoking
Emacs for the first time in a session, like after a system restart.

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