Well, it seems that after six years a new release of Emacs is out – and it uses GTK+ as the GUI toolkit. I’d like to think that what took so long was not adding this thing to the file selection dialog:


Otherwise, I might expect something like this for the next release.

And this has nothing to do with the fact that I’m a ViM user. No, really.

4 Replies to “Expect”

  1. wow, that’s pretty high up on the lameness scale. Translation: “We assume you’ll hate this new file chooser, so we added this text that takes up 1/4 of the file chooser UI to explain how to turn it off. If you do like the new file chooser, you still have to look at this stupid message every time you open a file”

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