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Re: Some ideas with Emacs

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Some ideas with Emacs
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:13:47 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.1.0; emacs 27.0.50

On 2019-12-06, at 07:51, VanL <van@scratch.space> wrote:

>>   > What exactly needs updating there?
>> One thing is that Emacs Lisp now supports lexical scoping.
>> When Chassell wrote the intro, we had only dynamic scoping.
>> However, there could well be other things that have changed.
>> For instance, the newer control constructs such as
>> when, until, dolist, may not be in the intro, and perhaps
>> should be.
>> (I have never read the intro -- when it was written, I already
>> knew Emacs Lisp ;-).
> Is the better medium for consumption
> 12 video streams of 3-minute
> episodes narrated by an attractive
> nerdy personality like in 'The Schmo and The Pro' channel?

Depends.  I very much prefer learning from written text than videos.

Marcin Borkowski

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