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Re: a look at the browser scene & emacs

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: a look at the browser scene & emacs
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:23:29 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Klaus Straubinger <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Klaus,

>> Reading HTML mail works nice, too (with emacs-w3m as helper).  A
>> simple editor would be nice for some people, too.  But I guess that
>> most current devs arent interested in writing one, cause in "the tech
>> geekers" world mail is in text/plain.
> In Emacs, there is Enriched Mode if you want formatted text. The info
> file says
> | "Enriched mode" is a minor mode for editing files that contain
> | formatted text in WYSIWYG fashion, as in a word processor.  Currently,
> | formatted text in Enriched mode can specify fonts, colors, underlining,
> | margins, and types of filling and justification.  In the future, we plan
> | to implement other formatting features as well.
> |
> | Enriched mode is a minor mode.  It is typically used in conjunction
> | with Text mode, but you can also use it with other major modes such
> | as Outline mode and Paragraph-Indent Text mode.
> |
> | Potentially, Emacs can store formatted text files in various file
> | formats.  Currently, only one format is implemented: "text/enriched"
> | format, which is defined by the MIME protocol.
> One could write a converter to HTML if another format is desired.

Yes, nice.  I guess that would be possible without too much effort.  So
Xah, why not do it yourself?

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