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Re: Emacs Lisp's future

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs Lisp's future
Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2016 16:15:55 +0300

> From: Søren Pilgård <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2016 14:43:36 +0200
> Cc: John Wiegley <address@hidden>, address@hidden,
>       Lars Brinkhoff <address@hidden>
> The thing about concurrency is that it is very hard to integrate
> meaningfully and robustly into Emacs.

See the concurrency branch in the Git repo for one possible way of
doing that.

> As you can see, introducing concurrency has wide implications for Emacs.
> Finding a way to go about it that will still allow old "naive" code to
> function correctly is what makes it so tough.

Fortunately, these issues were already figured out, and the result
needs just some final touches and some serious testing on various
platforms.  Motivated individuals are welcome to work on that branch
and bring it up to speed.


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