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I'm installing emacs.

The payload for emacs and related software is 120mb.

That seems silly.

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@ajroach42 I use only two program: Firefox and Emacs. If you look at this this way, it's not that big.

@GeekDaddy In 2008, I used Damn Small Linux as my primary OS.


50MB got me a web browser, a word processor, a text editor, a crazy amount of other software, and drivers.

@ajroach42 still emacs is smaller than Slack and more functional xD

@ajroach42 but it comes with dunnet!
emacs -batch -l dunnet

I don't even use emacs, but I enjoyed that game.

@oct2pus @ajroach42 Nah, the problem with Atom is that you replicate the same code and its bloat across apps. With Emacs, the incremental add-on for another app tends to be quite small.

@ajroach42 That sounds high, though haven't checked mine. However, there is so much potential utility there that there is little I wouldn't give up in space to enable it, which I wouldn't say about say, MS Office. Now, is that *everything*? Emacs has a package manager for many add-ons that are selectable.