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Re: Emacs design and architecture

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: Re: Emacs design and architecture
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2023 19:24:21 +0300
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On 16/09/2023 16:00, Po Lu wrote:

ISTM that it would be more productive to examine LibreOffice.  We do
wish to turn Emacs into a word processor, after all.  And LibreOffice
provides layout capabilities that are in no way inferior to those
supplies by the editors found within web browsers, all while being
designed to edit rather than display documents.

A non-programmable specialized application vs. an extensible platform.

And as a second data point, none of the web browsers cited in this
thread still function on the computers I use five days a week, at my

They do at mine.

Nor do they support Windows XP, which I believe Eli uses.

Not sure how that's relevant in a discussion about architecture.

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