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screen for collaboration
Authored by: sabi on Mar 17, '02 01:02:07PM

You can also use screen as a kind of console Timbuktu or VNC, with the screen -x (multi attach) method. Multiple people can attach to the same screen and collaborate on their work.

The equivalent of screen for Emacs is gnuclient/emacsclient. While more special-purpose, they're even better because you can switch between Aqua/X emacs and console emacs, so you can start editing a file from the GUI in one place and pick it up from a terminal session somewhere else.

I wrote a small emacsclient-launching script which is compatible with the Carbon port of GNU Emacs... it's here:

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