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Re: Size of Gnus and Emacs

From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: Size of Gnus and Emacs
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2013 09:04:52 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <> writes:

>> Gnus, being larger than any program ever written
>> (allegedly) ...
> So, we just have to keep this up every day, and we will
> have covered most of Gnus by the time we retire!
> What they are saying is: Gnus, a module of Emacs, is
> bigger than Emacs, excluding all modules on the same
> level as Gnus (?)

I am jumping in the middle of the conversation.  So, I could be missing
some context.

Gnus manual is written by a prankster (or many pranksters).  It is not
the language of the priest, it is not the language of the layman, it is
a language of the poet (at places) un-inhibited, imaginative and
humorously irreverent.

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