Re: future of emacs20
On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 02:08:38PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> "Thomas F. Burdick" <tfb@OCF.Berkeley.EDU> writes:
> > While emacs21 is unusable on things like Sun Ultra-1's and Pentiums,
> > it's also unusable in some shared and networked environments, even
> > with top-of-the-line hardware. Emacs21 is a resource hog compared to
> > 20. Not so much in terms of memory, but it seems to use a lot more
> > processor time, and is so bandwidth-hogging, it can be unusable over
> > even a fairly fast network.
> Personally, until recently I used emacs 21 on debian running on a
> pentium 133 with 80meg of memory (under X), and it was absolutely fine.
I routinely use console E21 on a P133 and havent noticed any slowdown in
comparison to emacs20.