[ESS] XEmacs or GNU Emacs

Leo sdl.web at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 17:10:54 CEST 2007

On 2007-09-05 15:12 +0100, Rodney Sparapani wrote:
> This is a difficult question to answer.  ESS supports both and they are
> roughly equivalent.  My personal opinion is that XEmacs is better on
> Unix and Linux due to the wide variety of packages that are available as
> a single download (sumo, but ESS is not one of them).  However, Emacs 
> has certainly made some recent
> improvements 

Nowadays, GNU Emacs is much better than XEmacs.

I have the feeling that XEmacs is dying away due to fewer developers
and inactive community.

Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com>                (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)

      Gnus is one component of the Emacs operating system.

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