[Arcana] emacs file encoding question, plus a bonus question

David Carlton carlton at bactrian.org
Tue Jun 3 13:03:03 CDT 2008


On Tue, 03 Jun 2008 08:27:58 -0400, Karl Fogel <kfogel at red-bean.com> said:
> David Carlton <carlton at bactrian.org> writes:

>> Ah, well.  I guess I'll have to think about what my goals are in
>> switching to GNU Emacs...  It does seem that Ubuntu provides an
>> emacs-snapshot package, so I would be able to run that without putting
>> myself completely at the mercy of CVS.  (I don't follow Emacs
>> development, so I have no idea what the latter is like.)

> For what it's worth, I'm also running [appx] latest CVS at all times,
> and haven't had any serious problems.  In fact, for good stretches of
> time it's been missing bugs that I knew to be present in the most recent
> stable release (such as a nasty find-file-hangs-on-directories bug).

Cool, thanks.  Maybe I will play around with it, then...

David Carlton
carlton at bactrian.org




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