My understanding is that Emacs keyboard chords are not healthy.
Matthew Fidler introduced a theme system, so you can change any key you don't like, or disable the Windows style shortcuts. He's also quick to answer questions or fix bugs. Almost always within a day.
PS Matthew Fidler has been working on the project in the past 4 years. It's also part of GNU Elpa. :D
by the way, there's earlier hackernews discussion at