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Re: Lift {global,local}-key-binding to Lisp

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Lift {global,local}-key-binding to Lisp
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:18:19 +0200

> From: Dmitry Gutov <dgutov@yandex.ru>
> Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:09:47 +0200
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> On 13.01.2021 21:26, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > I need to consult the code each
> > time I need to answer some question or consider something related to
> > this code
> Consider that, when a piece of code is implemented in Lisp, it's easier 
> for us "mere mortals" to find it, read, understand and debug it. Even 
> more so when it comes to people outside of emacs-devel.
> So as a result you should end up answering fewer questions about it.

I invite you to have a look at the C implementation of these two
functions, and then explain to me how the original code was any harder
for "mere mortals" to understand, let alone trigger some questions.

Once again, we need to address this on a case by case basis; an
abstract principle will fail to lead to wise, balanced decisions.

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