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Re: Where is Emacs Lisp taught ?

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: Where is Emacs Lisp taught ?
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2018 10:16:00 +0900

> On Oct 28, 2018, at 9:27, Garreau, Alexandre <> wrote:
> On 2018-10-27 at 09:54, Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
>> Gene,
>> Thank you for this remark. I totally agree with you. elisp should be
>> considered a domain specific language and not be compared to general
>> purpose languages in general.
> emacs lisp *can* and *is* used as a general purpose language.

If you consider Emacs as a virtual lisp machine, yes. If you consider Emacs as 
a text editor, much less so.

Teaching elisp as strictly a lisp dialect, removes it from its utility as being 
Emacs extension language.

Jean-Christophe Helary
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