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Re: "Why is emacs so square?"

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: "Why is emacs so square?"
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2020 22:19:09 -0400

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  > > Perhaps we could focus on adding missing features to Emacs' display
  > > engine (such as the aformentioned fancy graphics, and also some other
  > > important features that RMS has mentioned, such as variable-pitch
  > > indentation).

  > I'm pretty sure neither "fancy graphics" inside file buffers, nor 
  > variable-pitch indentation are the reason for VS Code's popularity.

That statement may be correct, but you've changed the topic.

You're talking specifically about VS Code, which is a "source code
editor".  What I had in mind, regarding variable-pitch text, was word

Dr Richard Stallman
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