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Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs
Date: Sun, 03 May 2020 23:13:21 -0400

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  > It's understandable for people to want to port over idioms they are
  > familiar with from other programming languages, but it would (usually)
  > be a mistake to incorporate them into the language.  s.el is "let's
  > pretend Emacs Lisp is Javascript and/or Clojure";

Emacs Lisp can be improved, and we may have found some good renamings of
string and regexp functions in this discussion.

However, mimicking Javascript or Clojure is a misguided goal.  We don't
want new functions or new names for that.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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