xemacs vs emacs
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Apr 14 16:37:47 EDT 2008
David Kastrup writes:
> Just what I said: Apple IP does not play into it at all. You are
> confusing this with Apple mindshare: GNU software, at least GNU Emacs,
> does not strive to implement features
Um, no. According to Stefan and Richard, GNU Emacs refuses to accept
such features even if the author is happy to contribute them.
> that enhance Emacs only on proprietary platforms.
What is so hard to understand about "IP == proprietary"?
> The current MacOSX-only behavior of Aquamacs is dividing Emacs users
> instead of giving them the relief of unification.
Well, yes, indeed. That's why they call it a "fork".
 Eg, Dan Nicolaescu, same thread.
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