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Re: Emacs is very special regarding UIs

From: Lars Brinkhoff
Subject: Re: Emacs is very special regarding UIs
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 18:50:51 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

T.V Raman wrote:
> Lars Brinkhoff wrote:
>> Emacs is a manifestation of the ITS user interfaces.  They all relied
>> on text because that's all that was available back then.
> The assertion that it's so because all they had then was text is
> seriously short-changing and even somewhat insulting to the thought
> that has likely gone into Emacs' design --- folks like RMS can likely
> speak to that more than I can.

Those user interfaces were invented in the 1960s, and mostly used
teletypes for interaction.

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