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Re: [O] ob-clojure: possible to display results as soon as something is

From: Frederick Giasson
Subject: Re: [O] ob-clojure: possible to display results as soon as something is written to STDOUT?
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 08:57:36 -0400
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Hi Nicolas,

However, I am not sure neither how generic such a solution could be,
and what would still be required to implement in each OB plugin. My
(very little) experience so far is the Python prototype that John
wrote, and then my analysis of the Clojure OB plugin. As I was
explaining in this blog post, things are quite different between the
two. In Python, it appears that one has to run a sub-process, in
Clojure this is not necessary since we benefit the nREPL that handle
The link I gave is a first approximation of the generic behaviour.
Basically, we could spawn a new Emacs process which could then
evaluation the block synchronously.

Ok good.

One difficulty is to grab the "closure" of the block. Another one is to
collect and insert the results back into the buffer without being
disruptive. The thread above gave hints about that second point.

Humm, from the page you provided, I don't see any threads, but just the initial message, am I looking at the right thing?



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