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Re: Speeding up Emacs load time

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Speeding up Emacs load time
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 08:04:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

Dmitry Gutov <> writes:

> The fact that you didn't notice your eyes being tired doesn't
> mean they weren't. Maybe it was accompanied by a headache, and
> the latter was more pronounced. Or maybe you kept a healthy
> lifestyle, took necessary pauses every X minutes and limited
> work with computers to 6-8 hours a day.

That, but people are very different. Not all people get all
problems, no matter what they do. The human body is a biochemical
machine, and it is not exactly "real time" in terms of
predictability. Your reasoning holds *in general* but there is
nothing to say it must hold for every single person or pair of

> Most days, I'm behind monitor 12+ hours, and so I've found I
> have to pay attention to posture, wrist placement, neck and the
> eyes. And exercise, of course.

If you can, try a projector. That way, you must keep your spine
straight, and head up. This will also benefit your posture
AFK. But twelve hours - that's a lot.

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