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Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2014 16:50:01 +0200

> From: Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2014 14:21:40 +0100
> >> We already have elaborate infrastructure for this kind of features:
> >> CEDET and in particular Semantic.  Moreover, we included CEDET in
> >> Emacs several releases ago precisely _because_ we wanted to move in
> >> the direction of making Emacs a better IDE.  If we need more of what
> >> is in ECB and the upstream CEDET, we can bring that in.  This is IMO
> >> the preferred direction: make Emacs features depend on nothing but
> >> Emacs packages.
> I know that you don't trust me when I say that this is foolish

It is foolish to call an existing implementation impossible to

> so I'll recommend to you to ask on gcc-devel: "how much work it is
> to implement the necessary features from scratch (say on Elisp) for
> providing C++ smart code completion as Clang does?"

It is already implemented.

> You can also take a look at GCC or Clang sources to get an idea of the
> involved complexity (not that the sources reflects all the complexity.)

Irrelevant, because we don't need to compile C++ sources, we need
something else.

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