Re: IDE for C: KDevelop vs Emacs vs Other

From: Måns Rullgård (
Date: 04/06/04

Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 20:32:03 +0200

"WTH" <> writes:

> "Sergei Organov" <> wrote in message
>> "WTH" <> writes:
>> > The point being that most software users who have not used emacs and
>> > not used 'gui app text editor' will find the GUI app MUCH more
>> > intuitive than emacs (the whole point of all of these threads even
>> > though you can't seem to remember that for 5 minutes.)
> Sergei, this is in regard to Mr. "Keyboard only". Now, there are serious
> issues with XEmacs and Emacs GUI. It is functional, but nearly any GUI
> designer would write it off as 'crap' for numerous reasons

Incidentally, I think the GUIs designed be these "experts" are crap.
GNOME2 is a good example.

> Appearance, layout and design,

Those are a matter of personal taste.

> clarity,


> lack of continuity with other GUIs, et cetera.

Emacs is one of the oldest programs still in use, so accusing it of
not copying other programs isn't fair.

Måns Rullgård