Emacs vs XEmacs: which to choose for plain console using?
cswiger at mac.com
Wed Jan 3 11:53:28 PST 2007
On Jan 3, 2007, at 2:41 PM, a at zeos.net wrote:
> What are advantages and disadvantages of xemacs over emacs?
At one point, there was substantial disagreement amongst the Emacs
developers about how to add support for new windowing systems besides
X11, and this ended up forking the project; for a while, XEmacs had
much better native font-handling and color management on non-X11
platforms like Windows, NEXTSTEP/MacOS X, etc.
Most of those changes have been reverse-merged into the main Emacs
tree since, so the differences are no longer as significant.
> Which to choose for plain console using?
Under the console or a normal terminal useage, there's no real
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