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bug#29157: 25.3; Eshell parsing fails sometimes, e.g. "date" and "sed"


From: John Wiegley
Subject: bug#29157: 25.3; Eshell parsing fails sometimes, e.g. "date" and "sed"
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 19:21:49 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.90 (darwin)

>>>>> "EZ" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

EZ> That's one way of looking at Eshell, although it's not my way. Eshell was
EZ> intended to be used from Lisp programs, and that's why its built-ins
EZ> accept Lisp objects, values, and expressions as arguments.

Eshell was intended to be a UNIX-like environment on non-UNIX systems, and as
a bonus to provide useful interactions with Lisp. It wasn't built first as a
Lisp interaction mode.

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