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Re: what to do?

From: Andreas Röhler
Subject: Re: what to do?
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 09:18:01 +0100
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Devin LaCrosse wrote:
> lol....not exactly sure what that means...but it was awesome.

Hi Devin,

sorry, my english isn't that good as it should be.
You started some play with your five years, so I went on.... :)

However, it has a serious core:

Emacs is known being extensible, and yes, it is.

It's extensiblity is the one of the reasons I'm interested in.

But code execution on computers is a complex thing. So,
if you changed something, there is some fair chance
afterwards it will not do exactly what you intended -
at least at the first try.

To put it shortly: Registering your configuration and
any other basic stuff you might change with a versions
control system --as RCS for example-- is a good idea.

The time to learn RCS, bazaar or whatever will pay tenfold.



 Perhaps as
> a 20 year old now????
> devin...
> On Nov 17, 2009, at 11:44 AM, Andreas Röhler wrote:
>> Devin LaCrosse wrote:
>>> i just recently discovered emacs on my new macbook pro. I read the
>>> tutorial, i know how to navigate around emacs a bit. The one question
>>> that's eating me up inside I can't seem to find answer for. Perhaps you
>>> could help me? I very interested in computer science, emacs appears to
>>> be an awesome program, I don't know how to program (yet) I want to learn
>>> how. Can you please explain to me (as if i was 5 years old ) what do i
>>> use/do with emacs i.e, make video games, websites, math programs, please
>>> tell me!!!....Thanks in advance for i am excited to use this newly
>>> discovered program.
>> As I was five years old, it happened we took a alarm-clock, which was
>> a considerable heavy
>> thing with bolts this times, and looked into.
>> Afterwards it usally didn't work any more.
>> Imagine Emacs such a kind of interesting magic thing in the computers
>> world, where you may look into.
>> And have some chance, it works still.
>> Andreas

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