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Whatever time you spend fiddling with your editor is time that you have not spent editing code. Over 10 years, it must add up.

What's dangerous is that the fiddling feels productive, even when you're just learning/making useless gimmicky features.

I've been using emacs for about a month now. I've definitely saved a lot more time than I've spent fiddling with it.

You won't really blow time fiddling with it until you get the hang of elisp. :) Then every little thing that bugs you makes you think, "Oh, I could just override this..."

(defalias 'yes-or-no-p 'y-or-n-p) ;don't bug me

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