A Small Milestone

Today I installed Leopard on my home laptop. As usual, installing a new version of the OS broke the Xemacs build I keep around for the one thing I do with Emacs. Normally I have the fortitude to get it working again, but not tonight. In a final step away from the brain damage of Emacs as a tool to use every day, I deleted the install and will not bring it back. It turns out that for what I needed to do, I don’t really need to carry Emacs around with me anyway. So it’s gone.

Note: yes I know that there is a built-in version of GNU Emacs in Leopard. For reasons that are too painful and stupid to go into, it really isn’t usable for this particular application.