Re: [ph-licuts] Emacs

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Author: Alvin Tan
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To: ph-licuts
Subject: Re: [ph-licuts] Emacs
is emacs a text editor?

--- Sacha Chua <sacha@???> wrote:
> Jessie Evangelista <jessie.evangelista@???>
> writes:
>
> > I've heard sacha rant before about emacs and to
> tell everyone the
>
> Rave, dear. The right term is rave.
>
> Rant would be something I'd do about certain
> operating systems sold by
> a particular monopolistic corporation...
>
> > truth, I've never even fired it up. I'm sure a lot
> of people here are
> > not using it so I was just thinking, maybe sacha
> can give a
> > lecture/seminar on Emacs. I'm sure a lot of peeps
> would love and
> > appreciate this. It will also serve to demonstrate
> emacs in
> > action(assuming hands-on access is possible).
>
> Hmmm. Emacs seems a little intimidating if you're
> just starting out,
> but if you go through the tutorials confident that
> you can eventually
> understand it, you'll survive.
>
> I could show off the funky things I'm doing with
> Emacs, I
> guess. <laugh> But it's not really much - do my
> mail, look at my
> calendar, speech-synthesize a HOWTO in the
> background while
> participating in #linuxhelp in a split window that's
> between my
> outlined notes and my BBDB records... ;)
>
> Don't expect a step-by-step tutorial - there are
> plenty on the Net,
> and Emacs has a cool tutorial inside it - but more
> like a whirlwind
> tour of packages I find particularly useful. <laugh>
>
> Emacs is _so_ cool.
>
> And it's really good for students, too, which is why
> I'm cc'ing this to licuts.
> Want to get together and talk about cool ways to use
> software for school?
>
> --
> Sacha Chua <sacha@???> - 4 BS CS Ateneo
> geekette
> interests: emacs, linux, wearables, teaching
> compsci, making games
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