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Re: Setting up Emacs as the default editor


From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Setting up Emacs as the default editor
Date: 01 Dec 2003 14:44:37 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2.93

>>>>> "Tim" == Tim McNamara <address@hidden> writes:

  Tim> Klaus Zeitler <address@hidden>
  Tim> writes:

  >> BTW I wouldn't recommend setting EDITOR to emacs

  Tim> Why not?


It's a pain. Emacs gets invoked by all sorts of applications, and
Emacs generally has a bad start up time (depending on how fat your
.emacs gets of course). 

Much better to set it to gnuclient, or emacsclient, or some such. Then
you can have a single Emacs with lots of buffers. 

Cheers

Phil


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