emacs in default selection ?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Tue Oct 5 23:30:43 CDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 02:12:47AM +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:

> is there a reason that i get an emacs installation of ~40MB in a default
> warty ? 
> it has not even a menu icon (in opposition to gnome-vim which has an
> icon and is ~15MB).

Both vim and emacs are traditional Linux editors, and while they are not
suitable for a front-line position in the desktop (being rather
idiosyncratic), they are made available for those who are accustomed to
using them.

The fact that vim-gnome currently adds an item to the menu is a bug (#1771).

 - mdz

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