Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/10/14/04:49:17

Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 10:47:34 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
To: Brett Porter <bporter AT rabble DOT uow DOT edu DOT au>
cc: ao950 AT FreeNet DOT Carleton DOT CA, DJGPP <djgpp AT delorie DOT com>
Subject: Re: ANNOUNCE: SET's Editor v0.4.1 released
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On Tue, 14 Oct 1997, Brett Porter wrote:

> When teemed with RHIDE it is really a competitive choice with EMacs for
> people using DJGPP, certainly easier to learn for beginners.

I don't want to start another editor war here, so let me say up front
that if somebody likes a certain editor more than others, or find it
easier to use, then they should use it and never look back.  There's
no sense in arguing about taste.

However, personal taste notwithstanding, IMHO, no editor can compete with
Emacs in terms of power and wealth of features.  Non-believers should
read the news group to get a feeling about the kind of
weird requests which get instant responses there with a name of option
to set or a few lines of ELisp code to put into your initialization
file (and usually, there's more than one solution to any given

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