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Re: Emacs: Problems of the Scratch Buffer

From: Chiron
Subject: Re: Emacs: Problems of the Scratch Buffer
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 17:14:21 GMT
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On Sat, 21 Apr 2012 19:07:25 +0200, Thien-Thi Nguyen wrote:

> () Chiron <address@hidden> () Sat, 21 Apr
> 2012 12:35:28 GMT
>    If they had an incentive to make emacs appealing to the masses,
>    they'd do it.  Since they aren't doing it, I think it's clear that
>    they don't have the incentive.
> I must admit, from where i sit, nothing is so clear.
Yes, you are about the fourth or fifth person who isn't understanding me 
- therefore, I must be doing something wrong, failing to be clear in some 
vital way that I just can't see.  So, without meaning to be rude, I feel 
it is time for me to withdraw from this conversation.  I don't seem to be 
able to say things clearly enough.

>    But Group B is happy with things the way they are - so why should
>    they go to the trouble to make the changes that Group A wants?
> Long-term, the biggest trouble arises from overly-rigid boundaries
> between groups.  What is a liquid border but a f{r}ont of change?

Perhaps.  But I don't dare respond, because I am likely to just get into 
more trouble with communicating.  Maybe I need to get some sleep or 

All bad precedents began as justifiable measures.
                -- Gaius Julius Caesar, quoted in "The Conspiracy of
                   Catiline", by Sallust

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