, Dec 27, 2007

Microsoft’s Doug Purdy is looking for new co-workers:

We are looking for developers/testers to build a tool that I will roughly describe as “Emacs.Net”.

On December 27, 2007 4:21 PM, Brandon Corfman said:

I’m baffled: why the heck would you need another text editor on Windows, and what purpose would it serve?

On December 27, 2007 4:37 PM, Stefan Tilkov Author Profile Page said:

This is of course all wild speculation, but my guess would be that what they’re aiming for is more something like Eclipse than just another text editor.

You know the saying about Emacs: It’s a great operating system, it’s just that the editor sucks :-)

(Which I don’t believe, BTW; I’ve happily used Emacs for close to 15 years.)