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Re: "Why is emacs so square?"

From: Jorge Javier Araya Navarro
Subject: Re: "Why is emacs so square?"
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 23:02:59 -0600
User-agent: Evolution 3.36.1

El mié, 15-04-2020 a las 06:39 +0200, Stefan Kangas escribió:
> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> > Perhaps we should implement a mode that puts cosmetics on Emacs
> Is there any reason not to improve the default look?
> > so it will appeal to those who judge by the surface of things.
> I think it's unfortunate if we assume that this is all bells and
> whistles.  Graphical design elements can also improve usability.
> I also don't know that it's helpful to assume that the rest of the
> world will take the enlightened stance.  For example, I've always
> assumed that many people use Sublime Text not due to any serious
> feature comparison with Emacs, but because they like its "sleek
> look".
> I don't suggest that we should imitate proprietary junk editor <foo>,
> but we should realize that these things are not wholly unimportant.
> Best regards,
> Stefan Kangas

Allow me to interject: how modern does my Emacs looks (see attach)?
that is just using some packages available at MELPA (sad, I know;
ideally such cosmetic stuff should be available in ELPA and/or be ship
with new versions of Emacs and turned on by default).

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