Emacs vs XEmacs: which to choose for plain console using?

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jan 3 16:46:42 PST 2007

On Wednesday,  3 January 2007 at 22:50:55 +0200, Andrey Slusar wrote:
> Wed, 3 Jan 2007 21:41:57 +0200, a at zeos.net wrote:
>> What are advantages and disadvantages of xemacs over emacs?
>> Which to choose for plain console using?
> Emacs "by default" is very usable in plain FreeBSD ?onsole, also
> XEmacs is not.

I haven't seen this.  I use Emacs, and I'd prefer to continue to do
so, but some systems I work on only provide Xemacs.  I haven't really
seen any difference in non-windowed mode.

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