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Re: Is Emacs very alive, active and improving?


From: Jude DaShiell
Subject: Re: Is Emacs very alive, active and improving?
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 17:59:35 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 4 Oct 2013, Luca Ferrari wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:43 AM, Jorge Peixoto de Morais Neto
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Can I reasonably trust Emacs
> > to be active and improving by 2018?
> 
> I don't even trust myself having a job in 2018!
> Quite frankly, I'm fine in being even the only one using a tool, if
> such tool simplifies my work. And this is true for Emacs, at least for
> my job, therefore I'm fine with it even if <any-big-company> trends'
> will say nobody else is appreciating Emacs.
> By the way, I don't see the problem here: have you ever changed a car,
> a phone, a television or something else? Changes happen, and in the
> unlucky case Emacs will not be supported (to the extent you care), you
> will simply change tool.
> Don't pretend to use a single tool for any job, use the right one.
> And today Emacs is pretty much good for a lot of job, but it does not
> mean it will be the only one or the better one forever.
> 
> Luca
> 
Probably emacs is the only text editor on the internet with its own 
podcast (emacs rocks).

> 

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