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Re: Tree-sitter introduction documentation

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Tree-sitter introduction documentation
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2022 21:34:34 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca>
> Cc: Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net>,  gregory@heytings.org,
>   casouri@gmail.com,  dgutov@yandex.ru,  theophilusx@gmail.com,
>   emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2022 13:44:01 -0500
> > a serious problem.  Because if it is, then we have similar problems
> > with librsvg, for example, because you need a Rust installation to
> I don't think the two can really be compared.
> Major modes have been parsing our files (and Emacs users have been
> modifying those parsers) from the very early days of Emacs.

Yes, in ad-hoc-ish way that is not scalable.  We want to do better by
using real parsers.

> > So let's stay focused on letting our "normal" users use the benefits
> > of these technologies first, and care about those who want to change
> > the grammars second.
> Agreed.  But I think the first is well on its way

I wish.  Witness the other thread which just started.

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