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Re: Emacs 21 or snapshot?


From: Xavier Maillard
Subject: Re: Emacs 21 or snapshot?
Date: Sat, 5 May 2007 15:30:17 +0200
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   Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> writes:

   >    Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> writes:
   >
   >    > Hi Mark,
   >    >
   >    >    As someone wishing to learn Emacs would you recommend I install 
Emacs 21
   >    >    or Emacs-snapshot?
   >    >
   >    > You'd better stick with the current stable aka GNU Emacs 21.4
   >
   >    It is so much worse in utf-8 support alone that I wonder what you base
   >    that recommendation on.
   >
   > Snapshot is a development version whereas GNU Emacs 21 is a
   > *stable* version.

   So?

   It's not like the snapshot is falling over every 3 seconds.

What is a snapshot then ? When I was using Debian GNU/linux,
there was one snapshot per week.

Xavier




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