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Re: Why isn't emacs installed by default



"Nicolas Mailhot" <nicolas mailhot laposte net> writes:

> emacs and vi upstreams have the choice to update their software if
> they want to keep it installed by default
>
> vi is mostly safe - it's small and has discovered gtk.
> emacs is going the way of the dodo because it targets 1995-ish
> desktops, and we've not been shipping those for quite a long time. At
> one point the hassle of catering for legacy needs outweights legacy
> software benefits for most users.

The current Emacs release supports Gtk 2.0. Your point being?

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