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Re: Renaming eglot -- or at least add an alias?

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: Renaming eglot -- or at least add an alias?
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 18:31:23 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Kangas <stefankangas@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi all, João,
> Now that we're getting closer to merging eglot, I think it is our last
> chance to (re-)consider that "eglot" is not the ideal name.  It has some
> charm, of course, but it is quite non-descriptive and it's hard (read:
> impossible) to understand what it does based on the name alone.[1]
> As for names, lsp-mode would be the obvious choice, but some other
> package has occupied that prefix (too bad).  I therefore propose
> renaming it to elsp-mode and using the elsp-* prefix for it.
> At the very least, we should consider adding some alias, like
> `start-lsp', and/or `lsp-start'.[2]
> Footnotes:
> [1]  https://lists.gnu.org/r/emacs-devel/2020-05/msg02828.html
> [2]  https://lists.gnu.org/r/emacs-devel/2020-05/msg02818.html

I think I've said this before as well.  That would be a great idea.
What about language-server-mode, though, as `elsp' is still not very

However, the more pressing problem is that (as I've said) searching for
"language server" in Customize does not reveal much of value.

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