[R] XEmacs vs. GNU Emacs? [OFF TOPIC. REALLY!]
baron at cattell.psych.upenn.edu
Wed Jul 3 01:11:33 CEST 2002
On 07/02/02 17:25, Martin Henry H. Stevens wrote:
>As a user of only R, I don't use much of the potential of ESS and Emacs.
>Without entering a religious feud, is there any reason I should use XEmacs
>rather than my current GNU Emacs?
Not really. But I use it because I like some of the features,
such as gnuclient*. I switched recently.
For an interesting discussion see the relevant sections of
which is also under "nerd documents" in
Jamie Zawinski, who now manages a night club in San Francisco, is
also the inventor/maintainer of xscreensaver, one of the really
nice features of Linux.
* Once you start the program, you don't need to open new windows
for different documents. Use gnuclient instead. It is faster.
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