There's something a bit off about the Emacs learning curve graph - it's bounded, for one - but yeah, Emacs really is a very different experience.

Evan Monroig said on the emacs-wiki-discuss mailing list:

So after all my wishlist was already there and I didn't know it.... hehe

and Wei-Hao Lin replied:

This is Emacs. There's no wish. Only how.

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