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

From: Basil L. Contovounesios
Subject: Re: Renaming eglot -- or at least add an alias?
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 15:18:36 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

João Távora [2022-09-30 12:38 +0100] wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 12:33 PM Basil L. Contovounesios <contovob@tcd.ie> 
> wrote:
>  > I can only agree.  Especially because there are a number of packages
>  > starting with "el...", which makes misreading the package name as
>  > "elgot" very easy (which is still how I pronounce the package when
>  > speaking to this day).
>  If we just changed the default language of Emacs to Greek, "Eglot" would
>  automatically become a lot more palatable ;).  Maybe for Emacs 30 🤞.
> Google translate doesn't get the pun,

No pun; the Greek root glot is equivalent to Latin lingua (and English
tongue), so to me "Eglot" isn't jarring at all and is sufficiently

> but it does tell me that "eglot" is latvian
> for "spruce up".  So yeah, I was totally thinking latvian.

Language Sprucing Protocol has my vote.


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