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Re: dash.el [was: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs]

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: dash.el [was: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs]
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:52:33 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Yuan Fu <address@hidden> writes:

>> On May 12, 2020, at 5:38 PM, Phillip Lord <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I understand why you worry about code quality, and this is valid. I
>> think most of Magnar's code has proven itself; the usage stats speak for
>> themselves. If packages like this do not meet Emacs standards, perhaps,
>> this it is Emacs standards that need to change to fit.
> Good code quality along doesn’t mean a package is suitable to be added
> to Emacs core. One should also consider the tradition and the overall
> style of the interface. E.g., how do you feel about having both
> string-prefix-p and s-starts-with? in Emacs? If we have a set of good
> string functions, should Clojure developers add them to their core?

Clojure has taken stuff from lots of other places. The language is
nothing really new there, it's just built up from a while loads of other
language features.

So, yes, in answer to the question.


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