Re: Emacs vs. XEmacs
Mon, 18 Apr 2005 21:53:33 +0200
On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 15:45 -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> While it's true that both Emacs and XEmacs fail on a number of points
> for inclusion in Core such as using a modern toolkitÂ,
I don't think *that* should be a criterion.
> we should
> remember that one of the primary targets for Fedora Core is "free
> software hacker", and many, many of us still use an emacsen.
> Â I'm aware of work to have Emacs and XEmacs use GTK+ for menus and
> such, but to really be useful they need to use e.g. Pango for buffer
The rpms made by Jens Petersen for Emacs 22.0.50 use GTK and seem to
work well. Emacs feels a little faster than XEmacs, it would be ok for
me to give up XEmacs, if the most important packages (auctex, again)
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