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Re: why must emacs depend on sound packages?

On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 03:31:47PM EDT, Harry Rickards wrote:
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> jidanni@jidanni.org wrote:
> > Why must emacs depend on sound packages? Is emacs
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HAL_9000 and will talk to us?
> > Isn't that an independent package, emacspeak?
> > 
> > Shouldn't there be a way to install an emacs without sound packages?
> > Even the nox version depends on them. Does emacs say things more than
> > "beep" often?
> > 
> > 
> I don't want to turn this into a flamewar, but couldn't you use another
> editor, like vi, vim, nano, pico or ed?

.. and there you have it.. I think that the correct answer is that emacs
is not an editor..


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