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Re: [PATCH] Add prettify symbols to python-mode

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add prettify symbols to python-mode
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 21:56:29 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
>> Which is supposed to resemble perfectly ordinary C code or perfectly
>> ordinary Lisp code?
> No, it's supposed to be mnemonically easy to understand and write.
> And yes, it's reasonably close to ordinary C code, IMO.

C is a language with more operators than just function calls.

>> You can call it a "non-issue" all you like, but it is limiting the
>> number of people comfortable working with the Emacs C core.  As long
>> as Emacs is expressive enough outside of the core, that's not really
>> limiting its usefulness all that much, but for things like new window
>> systems, one clearly cannot get around investing into C.
> I don't see it that way, but in any case, people should try overcoming
> that obstacle.  It's not very hard.

There is not much to gain by basing one's plans on "people should"
rather than "people will".

David Kastrup

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