Calling any text editor for any text file

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at
Sun Sep 23 16:33:56 UTC 2007

On 22/09/2007, Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at> wrote:
> On Saturday 22 September 2007, Marcin Zajączkowski wrote:
> > Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > Does emacs graphical interface (doesn't need a console)?
> Yes.  It also starts faster than XEmacs and integrates better with the desktop
> (at least look and feel wise) so I suggest trying it before XEmacs in the
> script.

Also - if you're starting Emacs, you should consider calling
emacsclient -a emacs <foo> which uses an existing Emacs if one is
running with emacsserver running, or starts emacs if not. See:

and the emacs documentation.

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