Johnny [Life & Code]

Semper Exploro!

Ill effects of EMACS

with 3 comments

Every Emacs user has to admit this… Using emacs has a lot of disadvantages..

1. Suddenly your standard keyboard looks too big with unwanted keys… Especially the "Insert, home … page down", arrow keys , Num pad … Sometimes i feel like cutting the right side off my keyboard

2. Navigating in other word-processors like 'open office' becomes a tedious task…. to do something you have to use your mouse (sometimes)…

3. Its very addictive… Sometimes when u are discovering a new feature… it can distract you away from work.

Well if you have experienced anything like this … feel free to add it in the comments

Written by Johnny

May 26, 2006 at 8:47 am

Posted in Emacs, Linux Fun, Thoughts

3 Responses

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  1. What about VI?

    Lee

    May 26, 2006 at 8:48 am

  2. All 3 of those things could also be interpreted as advantages.

    Marc

    May 31, 2006 at 11:38 am

  3. So true 🙂 Though I’m a student, missing a lecture is not as bad as missing work 😉

    Kristian

    November 1, 2006 at 1:46 am


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