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FFI (was: Mysterious gzipped images)

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: FFI (was: Mysterious gzipped images)
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 09:50:37 +0900

Stefan Monnier writes:

 > Of course, the better way would be to add FFI support first.

Not really.  FFI guarantees that you can crash Emacs (if not the whole
system) from Lisp.

FFI has its advantages, of course, but it's hard to see how it can be
considered "better" except in very specific use cases.  "Useful
option" is about as far as I would be willing to go.

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