[CentOS] gcc? (w/ a bit of "vi vs. emacs")

Mon May 3 16:18:24 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Ken wrote:
> On 05/03/2010 10:37 AM m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> someone wrote:
>>> ....
>>> Nobody's mentioned glade2-- or as its listed in the gnome menu, "Glade
>> Interesting.
> Yeah, it's so cool, I don't understand why there aren't a bazillion
> Linux GUI apps for everything.  It makes creating GUI apps actually fun!
>>> For an editor I use emacs because I can use it for just about anything
>>> vi.
>>> from creating plain text, shell scripts, html docs, and C code.  Emacs
>>> isn't just configurable, it's programmable.  You can write code to add
>>> or change the functionality emacs provides.  It's been around since the
>>> '60s and isn't likely to go away anytime in the next few decades.
>> I could swear it had only been around since the eighties.... At any
>> rate, yes, emacs, the windowing operating system masquerading as a
>> programmers' editor....
>>          mark "we should take this to alt.religion.editors"
> Yeah, I wish I had a nickel for every time I said "emacs" on a mailing
> list and someone came back "vi".  I'd own a paradise island somewhere.
> B-)

I'd have had that island a decade or more ago.
> Just to earn myself another mythical nickel, I'll say:  With emacs
> tramp-mode I can, in a local emacs window, open a file on any other
> machine in the world to which I have ssh access.  This functionality has
Of course, the one *I* want is brief. I think $$ome editor$ still
advertise brief emulation mode. *How* many keystrokes is it to do column
copy in emacs?