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Re: Sub or dom ; does it really matter? [message #411757 is a reply to message #411752] Thu, 07 October 2021 19:50 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Originally posted by: Branimir Maksimovic

On 2021-10-07, Dan Espen <dan1espen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Mike Spencer <mds@bogus.nodomain.nowhere> writes:
>
>> Dan Espen <dan1espen@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> Mike Spencer <mds@bogus.nodomain.nowhere> writes:
>>>
>>>> 711 Spooky Mart <711@spooky.mart> writes:
>>>>
>>>> > Are you using Gnus/Emacs? If so the Emacs wiki says:
>>>> >
>>>> > "Auto-detection of UTF-8 is effectively disabled by default in GNU Emacs
>>>> > 21.3 and below.
>>>>
>>>> Emacs 20.7. Just so.
>>>
>>> Where did you did that up...
>>>
>>> GNU Emacs 27.1
>>
>> Off-and-on Unix user from '89, tried to install slackware from floppies in
>> mid 90s, got lost in the mess. Fail.
>>
>> In 1999 I bought a Great Fat Book with two Linux CDs in it: Caldera and
>> RedHat. Installed Caldera. It came up with XEmacs default. Gak! Hastily
>> downloaded and compiled then-current GNU Emacs -- 20.7.
>>
>> With a working Linux up, as soon as I figured out how to do it, switched to
>> Slackware 8.0.
>>
>> Since then, with each new update of Slackware, there's a new Emacs version.
>> I install it, spend several hours trying to make annoying features go away
>> or revert to previous behavior. Get fed up and replace it with the 20.7
>> binary compiled in 1999. Rinse & repeat each time a new Emacs comes along.
>>
>> I can't recall all the annoyances off the top of my head. The ones that
>> come to mind:
>>
>> + Changed behavior of the prompt in shell-mode
>>
>> + Emacs wants to convert 30 years' accumulation of BABYL email & news
>> files to mbox format.
>
> I used to be an MH-E bigot, but I've long been convinced of the merits of
> IMAP. Leave that stuff on your server. Well, I do sometimes save stuff in
> nnmh format.
>
>> + Colorization/standout mode. Colors chosen by Emacs conflict with X
>> colors I choose for Emacs windows, making (for example) the minibuffer
>> unreadable.
>
> Looks like I set the color of the minibuffer text using custom. Simply get
> into the customize stuff and find and set it.
>
> There are hundreds of themes, but I've been setting my own colors for too
> long. I can't recall that stuff ever being disturbed by a new release.
>
>> + Numerous others I forget.
>>
>> Well, you asked.
>
> For each new version of Emacs, the News file indicates the changes and when
> relevant, how to revert them.
>
Emacs is cleverly written, I might notice :P
iT figures out if you are on desktop or connected via
ssh :P

>


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