The Modernization of Emacs

Joel J. Adamson jadamson at
Fri Jun 22 18:11:25 CEST 2007

Martin Gregorie <martin at see.sig.for.address> writes:

> Bjorn Borud wrote:
> Yep, and the same people think a command line is to be avoided at all
> costs. "I mean, its so /last century/ and you can't do anything useful
> with it anyway".

Funny ;)

It's funny that people consider typing commands to be "old-fashioned"
because pointing with a mouse is the stone-age device; typing was only
invented in the 19th century ;)  

Xerox PARC (not Apple nor MIcrosoft) excelled in helping computers fit
in to how people already lived, not the other way around.


Joel J. Adamson
Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA  02114
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