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Re: Rename `eww' to `web'

From: Xue Fuqiao
Subject: Re: Rename `eww' to `web'
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2013 06:41:13 +0800

On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 3:15 AM, Pascal J. Bourguignon
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>         [ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider
>>         [ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,
>>         [ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example.
>>     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.
>> 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?
> It's not the same kind of interaction.  ielm simulates an "interactive"
> REPL, like other lisps or shells.  Even slime has both kinds of
> interactions available, the *scratch* like, and the repl one.
> Also, compare the results:
> (+ 1 2) C-u C-x C-e (+ 3 4) C-u C-x C-e (or perhaps with C-j) in *scratch* 
> displays:
>     (+ 1 2)3 (#o3, #x3, ?\C-c) (+ 3 4)7

What does the "(#o3, #x3, ?\C-c)" mean?  I can't see it in my *scratch*

Best regards, Xue Fuqiao.

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