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Re: Questions about throw-on-input

From: Arthur Miller
Subject: Re: Questions about throw-on-input
Date: Fri, 15 May 2020 19:35:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> Dont' know if it possible for Emacs and how underlaying "lisp
>> machine" is constructed. Maybe each thread could have it's own eval.
>> But then how would they communicate when they need, since Emacs
>> buffers often are used together in some way unlike webpages in a browser.
> That's the problem: in the current design of Emacs and Elisp, we can
> and do share data between buffers.
> In the web-browser, each "tab" is its own virtual-machine, with very
> little communication between them and very little sharing.
> In Emacs, on the contrary all the functions and the global data defined
> by the loaded packages are shared, and additionally to that some of the
> buffer-local data is also shared.
>         Stefan

Thank you for the clarification.

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