Pre-testing Emacs 22
Posted Nov 2, 2006 14:32 UTC (Thu) by rfunk
Parent article: Pre-testing Emacs 22
When the Emacs 22 test release was announced, I tried the Debian package
of emacs-snapshot-gtk. I quickly discovered that something in the
menu-nesting code makes emacs crash, so I abandonded further testing for
However, it did get me taking another look at GNU Emacs after using
Xemacs for a few years. And I've discovered that GNU Emacs 21 (with
sufficient customization/configuration) works better for me than XEmacs
21, so I've switched back to GNU.
Oh, and I'm happy to see that I have the same emacs vs. vi habits as our
esteemed editor. Though I sometimes like to use zile on servers to get a
bit of the emacs experience without losing the speed of vi.
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