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Re: Rename `eww' to `web'

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Rename `eww' to `web'
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2013 14:49:06 -0400

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    Years ago, I had a real problem remembering M-x ielm. Because I only used
    this command occasionally, I was never able to remember it.

I never remember ielm, and when I see that name, I have no idea what
it does.  I recall I looked it up once, perhaps a year ago, but
nothing stuck.  I had to look it up again now.

`ielm' might be a good file name prefix, if this had multiple files.
A prefix needs to be short.  But the package should have a natural
name for users.

One thing I don't understand is why this is better than the *scratch*
buffer and Lisp Interaction Mode.  What are the advantages of ielm?
Should the *scratch* buffer be implemented by ielm?  Or would that
have some drawback?

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
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