Why isn't emacs installed by default

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Mon Jun 4 15:25:26 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 08:59 -0600, Tom Tromey wrote:
> That asked (again), I don't see what the big deal is.  Is somebody
> proposing dropping Emacs or something like that?  Do most developers
> actually care what is in the default install?  I already have to yum
> install a ton of things to get a usable system; adding Emacs to that
> list will be an annoyance, but only a minor one.

FWIW, emacs hasn't been installed by default in quite a while.  So there
really isn't any change here.  The main question was why _isn't_ it
installed by default, and I think that's been pretty well answered.


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