CD-based distribution (was Another website....)
Tue Aug 18 21:11:00 GMT 1998

> > 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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