Re: Why had emacs 23 become so ugly?
On Sun, 01 May 2011 02:21:25 +0000, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> I'm still running squeeze. For some reason, when I run emacs now, it
> dieplays all my C and C++ files with a variable-width font, in which the
> indentations I've been using have become microscopic. What's more,
> carefully counted-out ASCII tables and diagrams have become unreadable.
> Why is this? Why has this nonsense been inflicted on programmers? What
> can I do about it? Why should it even be necessary to do anything,
> considering that emacs is presumably maintained by programmers?
> -- hendrik
Actually, the ugliness is just there when I start it from the command
line. Starting from the Debian menu programs->applications->editors-
>emacs23 (x11) it works fine. As does programs->applications->editors-
>emacs23 (text), which starts up in an xterm.
So why should running it from the command line in an xterm be different?