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Re: Emacs Lisp's future

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: Emacs Lisp's future
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:09:55 -0600
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>>>>> "Søren" == Søren Pilgård <address@hidden> writes:

Søren> Be aware that Emacs lisp is not Common lisp and such a mapping does
Søren> have some pitfalls, especially around dynamic scoping and buffer local
Søren> variables.
Søren> I remember some blogposts about this (from 2012)
Søren> http://tromey.com/blog/?p=709 http://tromey.com/blog/?p=751
Søren> http://tromey.com/blog/?p=778

I still love this wacky idea, but I pretty much moved on to:


The basic idea here being to eventually write Emacs in Emacs Lisp.
I no longer think the language needs a radical change.  It can just
evolve in place.


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