Re: [dwm] problem with dmenu3.1

From: Marek Bernat <>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 17:39:17 +0200

On 5/23/07, Sander van Dijk <> wrote:
> And the emacs comparison isn't nonsensical, it's just an exaggeration;
> one could argue to builtin emacs with the exact same arguments as
> mainly used for "test" and "[".

No. You can call test from a script 1000 times a second. There's a need for
officiency. You only run emacs once.
The line between the two is clear. test/[ is a language construct, so it's
natural to be inside the language itself.
As for emacs, well, I don't it is a part of the shell ;-)
Received on Wed May 23 2007 - 17:39:20 UTC

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