On 26 out, 11:56, Xah Lee <x...@xahlee.org> wrote:
> I got the following email regarding my article
> The Modernization of Emacshttp://xahlee.org/emacs/modernization.html
# (This achieve 3 things: (1) Cut/Copy/Paste has shortcuts with x/c/v
keys; (2) Text selections are highlighted; (3) Typing while a region
is selected will delete/over-ride it.)
that is, make it another clone of notepad. The reason why Emacs has
all those quirks is historical: notepad didn't exist back then, nor
Windows, nor DOS... thus, vi and emacs had to invent their own set of
# Get rid of the "*scratch*" buffer.
yeah, and while we're at it, get rid of elisp and replace it with
java, thus making it a worthy contender to Eclipse...
frankly, rewriting emacs from scratch or making it work just like
Microsoft teaches us is an oxymoron...