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Re: Shrinking the C core

From: João Távora
Subject: Re: Shrinking the C core
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2023 13:25:27 +0100

On Tue, Sep 12, 2023 at 5:44 AM Gerd Möllmann <gerd.moellmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> > If Emacs will ever be "rewritten", it will not be Emacs, but a
> > text-processing system with a very different architecture and design,
> > which will take from the Emacs experience the lessons we learned and
> > implement them differently, to produce a system whose starting point
> > is closer to the needs of today's users and whose main technologies
> > are more modern from the get-go.
> I couldn't agree more.
> To me, a rewrite is quatsch, while adding CL facilities to Emacs makes a
> lot of sense.


A rewrite (or somehow the ability to embed a CL runtime to run all our
existing Elisp code) is not exactly 100% quatsch, but maybe 95%.

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