> I would like to modify my .emacs/_emacs file so that I can load it
> under both WIndows and UNIX with similar results.
> Can anyone suggest a technique for determining whether I'm using
> Windows or UNIX from lisp?
value of 'w32 when it runs on MS-Windows. The variable system-type has the
value 'windows-nt when Emacs runs on MS-Windows (even if that is Windows
9X). I think this should be enough for you to differentiate between the two
systems, even if you take the -nw possibility into consideration.