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Re: emacs for everything?


From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: emacs for everything?
Date: 06 Dec 2004 05:11:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

address@hidden (David Combs) writes:

> In article <address@hidden>,
> Joe Corneli  <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >   > I think it will be a long time before a emacs-based browser would
> >   > work as well as one of the popular web browsers.
> >   
> >   I would be willing to put up with a fair amount of clunkiness in
> >   other departments if I could have a browser in which every text
> >   window was an Emacs window.  Replacing Pine & NN with Gnus was a
> >   new birth of freedom for me.
> >
> >You can use Lynx and set the editor to emacs.  This is what I do,
> >and it works fine.  (Lynx isn't running under Emacs though, just
> >invoking it.)  I'm pretty sure there is also a plugin for Mozilla
> >that lets you edit text fields with the editor of your choice.
> >Presumably emacs-w3m also has the feature you're looking for (and it
> >does run under emacs), though I don't use it personally.
> >
> >
> 
> What do you do to not start up a new emacs each time?
> 
> Even better, how to awaken an existing emacs, *but*
> with the lynx-page (or whatever) already sitting
> in a buffer?

(server-start) in ~/.emacs
Then use emacs-client instead of emacs
I have an alias ec='emacs-client --no-wait'


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