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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 03:14:56 +0900

Eric S. Raymond writes:

 > An important difference is that git porcelain is rather a shambles
 > compared to Emacs Lisp - usable, but ugly and sharp-edged.

Yeah, but in computer time Elisp is to git as David is to Jesus: the
great^24-grandfather.  That's a bit of an unfair comparison.  When
Emacs was git's age, its extension language was TECO and when you
typed C-g in a minibuffer it laughed at you and refused to quit!

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