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Re: Elisp containers

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Elisp containers
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 10:54:18 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.91 (darwin)

>>>>> "SM" == Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

SM> This would be like running Elisp in a separate process, except that it's
SM> not a separate process, so communication between two containers can be
SM> very efficient (e.g. you can send a buffer from one container to the other
SM> as efficiently as you can send an integer).

So the motivation is just efficiency? I think it costs <50ms to spawn an Emacs
child process using async.el to load and query something in it.

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