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Re: Issue with .emacs, files not loading

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Issue with .emacs, files not loading
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 20:26:43 +0300

> From: Peter Dyballa <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 10:47:41 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> "~" is an acronym that UNIX shells understand.

Emacs understands it as well.

> Using the expand-file-name function, let's say ten times  
> in ~/.emacs, wastes after a few thousand launches a measurable amount  
> of time and energy

What exactly does it waste?

> What is ~ meaning in Losedos?

Same as on Unix: the home directory.

> What is C:\ meaning in UNIX?  

A file named "C:\".

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