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Re: csharp-mode in Emacs git master - a personal list of gratitude and t

From: dino chiesa
Subject: Re: csharp-mode in Emacs git master - a personal list of gratitude and thanks
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 23:53:39 +0000


Kudos and sincere thanks for all the work you all have put into this mode! 


> On Nov 25, 2022, at 1:22 PM, Theodor Thornhill <theo@thornhill.no> wrote:
>> Hey everyone!
> Hi Jostein!
>> After years and years as a third-party mode, I'm absolutely stoked to 
>> see (a) csharp-mode finally mainlined into Emacs.
>> Sorry about the "long form" for this email, but for me this completes an 
>> 8 year journey as the "main" semi-lone steward of the Emacs C# project, 
>> and for me this feels very much like a very personal project finally 
>> finding a new, proper home.
>> That we are here today is a big achievement, and I really want to call 
>> out everyone I know and remember who helped us get here.
> I concur!  Thanks all for keeping it alive for so long :-)
>> Listing up "only" his major contributions to csharp-mode still makes for 
>> a long list. This person contributed by among other things:
>>  * creating a new clean-room cc-mode based implementation, which could
>>    replace the old one, fixed bugs and now made it possible to even
>>    consider mainlining it into Emacs core, for the benefit of all
>>    Emacs-users.
>>  * for being one of the first Emacs-users out there trying out getting
>>    tree-sitter based major-modes in Emacs a real thing. He authored the
>>    first tree-sitter-based Emacs-mode I know of.
>>  * for pushing me into trying to make a new csharp-mode based on Yuan
>>    Fu's tree-sitter work in Emacs core, and then further improving on it.
>>  * for working closely with everyone in Emacs-devel to make sure our
>>    latest work was up to the standards you guys expect, and making sure
>>    it could eventually get merged.
>> I'm ofcourse talking about *Theodor Thornhill*.
>> Theodor: You better believe I'm taking this merge as an early 
>> Christmas-present! Thank you for having the ambition and drive I lacked 
>> after years of "maintenance-mode" maintainership!
> You are way too kind!  Thank _you_ for being patient with my
> neck-breaking shenanigans :)
>> While it may no longer be "my" csharp-mode nor "my" community 
>> maintaining it, I still definitely want to keep it close and will try to 
>> provide patches and improvements when I can.
>> Rumour has it Theoder isn't writing that much C# any more (while I do), 
>> so feel free to email me if you have issues or suggestions. I'll try to 
>> stay around :)
> I hope we both will for some time to come :)

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