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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 16:40:10 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2.93

>>>>> "Dan" == Dan Anderson <address@hidden> writes:

  >>
  >> 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).

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

That's true also. It would be nice to have the choice at times. 

To be honest almost the only time an editor gets invoked through
EDITOR, in my hands, I'm logged in as root, and I end up using VI.....


Phil


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