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Pro Requires very little memory
Eterm requires only around 9 MB of RAM per terminal instance.
Pro Transparency support
Eterm has pseudo-transparency support. This allows the user to make windows look less imposing (particularly in Terminal emulators which can comprise large chunks of text).
Con Focuses too much on looking pretty
Eterm focuses a lot on being customizable and looking good, instead of focusing on features or power.