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Sailesh Krishnamurthy wrote:
> Won't it be possible to have an "edit" mode in Emacs that would serve this
> purpose ?

It probably has such a mode, but emacs is much too large for this purpose.
The default editor must be small enough to go on a rescue floppy.

> Hehe.  It would take the average user 3.732 years to learn emacs.

If she approached it without prejudice, she would learn it about as quickly
as any other complex application.  Besides, he is suggesting an 'edit' mode
that would come up automatically.  The user need never know she is using

George Bonser writes:
> emacs has no place in SEUL other than an optional package as far as I am
> concerned.

I agree.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI