[ESS] Care to critique some Emacs-ess slides?

Yihui Xie xie at yihui.name
Sat Aug 25 06:07:32 CEST 2012

Yes, this can move Emacs half a mile closer, but man, we are 20 miles
away from the original topic now!

Yihui Xie <xieyihui at gmail.com>
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Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
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On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>   >> Yihui Xie <xie at yihui.name>
>   >> on Fri, 24 Aug 2012 12:20:38 -0500 wrote:
>   > I was about to say "BTW, AucTeX is still 10 miles away" in my last
>   > email but decided not to say it since I knew I would be in big trouble
>   > :) Well well, I'm just a person who does not want to see a screen full
>   > of backslashes while writing a document. I appreciate the preview
>   > package, and it does help a bit, but not as much as I expect.
> Lyx, is good package, but I could never made it feel the Emacs
> way, even after customizing all shortcuts. '
> With xetex
> (http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=xetex)
> you can directly input unicode chars into the latex source. The question
> is how to quickly input unicode in emacs. I wrote this ac-completion
> source (http://code.google.com/p/ac-math/) some time ago. It's still a
> bit raw but already useful. Can this drop the difference from 10 to 3
> miles?
>    Vitalie

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