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This is post no. 73 for Kev Quirk's #100DaysToOffload challenge. The point is to write many things, not to write good ones. Please adjust quality expectations accordingly :)

... this is a post that is a weird experiment. Usually, I'm writing them from actual computers; this time, however, I don't have one, and yet I still have to publish one today (because Beeminder).

Thus... there is an Emacs running on my desktop that I just remote desktop-ed into!

It's... interesting. The remote desktop app does have some keys for Ctrl and Alt, and even autocorrect / autocomplete works; in addition, I get to use Emacs keys like "delete previous word" and such, plus cursor movement with Ctrl+N etc. It's... a weird combo; also, understandably, typing is way slower, so there might be a somewhat longer, more comprehensive review of all this later!

(... also making use of the fact that this is #100DaysToOffload, so .. low quality articles!!!)

Update: there is an actual, more reasonable part 2 of this now!

... comments welcome, either in email or on the (eventual) Mastodon post on Fosstodon.