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Re: what's the best IDE for C programming in Debian?

On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 08:19:14AM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2008-08-09 07:09 +0200, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > But emacs I've used for writing code. Not a lot of code, but enough to
> > get the basic stuff wired in. I also use it as a general purpose
> > editor (it's my default editor in mutt, for example, with it's own
> > .emacs just for mutt, so I don't load up a bunch of unneeded stuff.
> As a believing member of the Church of Emacs I have to step in here and
> accuse you of severe abuse. ;-)

please do!

> Your habit is very inconvenient and
> clumsy, really.  The Right Thing is to put (server-start) in your .emacs
> and use emacsclient as $EDITOR.  There's no need to start more than one
> instance of Emacs!

but will those instance of emacsclient start up with their own version
of .emacs tailored to that specific use? If so, then I'm all for
it. (I know, the proof is in the execution)


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