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Re: Elisp containers

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Elisp containers
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:08:59 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> 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?

Yes, I'm thinking of cases where there's fine-grained communication:
pass a buffer to the other container which does a quick change then
returns the buffer, etc...

> I think it costs <50ms to spawn an Emacs child process using async.el
> to load and query something in it.

Yes, maybe it's good enough, indeed.

Has anyone tried to use async for elisp--local-variables?
Same for Gnus and/or EWW?


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