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Re: Setting up Emacs as the default editor


From: Dan Anderson
Subject: Re: Setting up Emacs as the default editor
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 16:03:36 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Phillip Lord <address@hidden> writes:

> >>>>> "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). 

        Yes, but  while I  can cut and  paste between  Emacs sessions,
it's generally a pain when an emacsclient pops up when I don't want it
to.  Sometimes I *want* a seperate emacs session.

-Dan


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