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Re: Searching for an editor...

Tom <tom@abwaerts.be> wrote:

> [Sunday 19 October 2003 19:09] John Hasler:
> > > To start with, it should be graphical, so vim, emacs and the like
> > > are no option to me...
> >
> > What do you mean by graphical?  Emacs has menus, icons, cut&paste
> > with the mouse, mouse control of the cursor, etc.  What is it that
> > people mean by a "graphical" editor?
> Well... Built with widgets? :-s 
> Somehow, I expected this reply. It's more of a look-n-feel thing. I 
> don't mind console apps, but for some purposes, I like the "graphical" 
> approach better. It's not (only) about being able to control things 
> using the mouse etc.
> I understand the point about Emacs being as "graphical" as anything else 
> in a certain way, but I can't believe *you* don't understand what I 
> meant with "graphical". :-)

I guess I don't.  Emacs _is_ graphical.  And it has addons to do just
about anything.

And CVS Emacs even uses GTK2...


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