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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Extension language

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Extension language
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 12:58:42 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) XEmacs/21.4 (Portable Code, linux)

>>>>> "David" == David Brown <address@hidden> writes:

    David> As nice as it sounds, it is a bad idea.  You'll end up with
    David> the same problem that vim has.  Vim can use Python, Perl,
    David> Ruby and possibly others.  Since there is no standard
    David> language to extend it in, extensions don't get used very
    David> often.  It is much better to pick a language, and integrate
    David> it well.

Isn't it possible that vim users simply don't have an extension-
writing culture?  I mean, if writing extensions came naturally to
them, wouldn't they be Emacs users instead?

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