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Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp

From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:20:34 -0800
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On 02/28/2014 01:13 AM, David Kastrup wrote:
> When one declaration changes the meaning and syntax of a program all
> over one file (and yes, this sort of thing _can_ happen with C++),
> getting things right might require a full-file parse.  When presented
> with a preexisting C++ file, being able to get the actual meaning out by
> the use of exhaustive tools is nice.  When _writing_ a C++ program, it's
> preferable to stay away from those edges and thus get along with more
> simplistic tools.  Or even none at all.

You might believe that --- and you may even be right --- but your
personal prescriptions for software development shouldn't affect the
feature-set of a generic editor.

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