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Re: Where is Emacs Lisp taught ?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Where is Emacs Lisp taught ?
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:08:12 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Programming editor commands has the additional advantage that a program need
> not be very large to be tangibly useful in editing. A first project can be
> very simple. One can thus slide very smoothly from using the editor to edit
> into learning to program with it.

Of course, after 30 years of development, most of the things a beginner
will want has already been coded up, so the beginner's reaction nowadays
is to look for a package which provides the thing he's longing for.
Missing this opportunity to learn to hack along the way.


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