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Re: EmacsW32 invocation options

From: Hadron
Subject: Re: EmacsW32 invocation options
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 14:18:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.99 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Brian Elmegaard <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 23:13:14 +0100
>> "Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden> writes:
>> > environment. I'm arguing that Emacs on Windows is not harder to use or
>> > learn that Emacs on GNU/Linux or other environments, so changes to
>> hat may be true, but my own experience and my impression of watching
>> students required to learn emacs, is that emacs+EmacsW32 is easier to
>> learn emacs.
> We are not talking in general here, we are talking specifically about
> starting server automatically and about the way the Emacs icon is set
> up to start Emacs.  Can you please explain how the changes in these
> two aspects of the default Emacs behavior make it easier to learn
> Emacs on Windows?  Because I cannot imagine how these two minor
> subtleties can change anything in the generally steep curve of
> learning Emacs from scratch.  The major difficulties are elsewhere,
> and if we really care about that, we should divert our energy to
> overcoming those major difficulties, instead of wasting it on whether
> server should be up or down by default.

I'd say you have wasted more energy arguing about the "waste of energy"
of this little "nice to have" than you would have implementing it.

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