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Re: CD-based distribution (was Another website....)
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: CD-based distribution (was Another website....)
- From: swong at visionplus dot co dot nz
- Date: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 09:55:02 +1200
> > Why bother with XEmacs then, when NTEmacs is available and just as good?
> Well, although this is somewhat off-topic for this list and has the
> potential for becoming a heated religious war, the short answer is
> that although NTEmacs is nice and has, along with the Cygwin32 stuff,
> made Windows bearable for me, it simply isn't as good as XEmacs.
> I'll just mention a couple of the differences that are reasons I
> prefer XEmacs (snipped from the XEmacs FAQ, which can be found at
> Many more bundled packages than GNU Emacs (e.g. VM).
> Binaries are available for many common operating systems.
> Face support on TTY's.
> A built-in toolbar.
> Better Motif compliance.
> Variable-width fonts.
> Variable-height lines.
> ToolTalk support.
> Horizontal and vertical scrollbars (using real toolkit scrollbars).
> The ability to embed arbitrary graphics in a buffer.
I know this is off topic, but is there a port of XEmacs for Windows
NT, the last time I looked at the XEmacs site there wasn't one
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