[Beowulf] EMACS vs VI

Bob Drzyzgula bob at drzyzgula.org
Fri Feb 18 05:54:28 PST 2011

On 18/02/11 08:36 -0500, Andrew Piskorski wrote:
> [Well as long as we're almost totally off topic...]
> Emacs's glaring weakness is its pervasive single-threadedness.  Its
> whole UI will just lock up completely in many cases, with the cpu
> pegged at 100%, when it can't keep up with output from some child
> process.  E.g., R spitting out...

I suspect that it is quite rare for vi users to have
problems related to a lack of proper multithreading


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