[ESS] XEmacs or GNU Emacs

Ronaldo Reis Junior chrysopa at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 13:30:54 CEST 2007

Em Sex 07 Set 2007, David Stivers escreveu:
> On *nix systems, XEmacs looks much better and causes less eyestrain,
> because it can use outline fonts  (like pretty much every other modern
> application) which support hinting.
> Gnu Emacs can only use zaggy bitmap fonts. There is some effort to bring
> Gnu Emacs into the 21st century in this regard, but I don't know when it
> will succeed.
> OTOH, I think that ESS works better under Gnu Emacs.
> Yes, I'm annoyed that it's taking so long for gnu emacs to modernize!
> David


I use linux and for a long time I use XEmacs+ESS. Now I use 
Emacs-snapshot-gtk. This interface is much more modern than XEmacs. It have 
some problems with fonts. XEmacs uses all my system fonts, including the TT 
fonts. Emacs have only a 3 kinds of fonts, this is very limited.

My sensation is that GNU Emacs has more development's activity than XEmacs.

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