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Re: Bug#139792: emacs21: Press PageDown, get infinite loop


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Bug#139792: emacs21: Press PageDown, get infinite loop
Date: 16 Apr 2002 14:39:29 +0200

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: address@hidden (David Kastrup)
> > Date: 16 Apr 2002 12:21:30 +0200
> > 
> > > > X11, Apache or TeX are not part of Unix, they just run under it.
> > > 
> > > That's debatable.  A system without those components would be much
> > > less useful than with them.  I.e. it would be much less of ``a
> > > system''.
> > 
> > Debatable?  [...] it is
> > debatable whether "Unix" should not encompass everything that may be
> > made to run under it?
> 
> No, it is debatable whether a system without those components
> deserves to be called a ``system''.
> 
> > For somone that already cried "foul!"
> 
> I did?

You defended someone who did.  It does not make much sense to defend
the arguments of somebody with something inconsistent with them,
unless you intend to discredit him by reductio ad absurdum.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
Email: address@hidden



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