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Re: Emacs Lisp's future

From: Nic Ferrier
Subject: Re: Emacs Lisp's future
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:53:16 +0100

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> I think there's a somewhat greater cultural overlap between Emacs Lisp
> and Common Lisp people ("get things done") than between Emacs Lisp
> people and Scheme people ("interesting academically").
> Anyway, I think the dangled sorta-promise that Emacs would eventually
> shift to Guile might have stifled Emacs Lisp development.  Whenever
> somebody has brought up the issue of evolving Emacs Lisp (to
> multi-threadedness or whatever's fun), they're usually discouraged by
> others piping in with "oh, Emacs is moving to Guile, anyway, so don't
> bother".

I don't think that's true.

>From my perspective, what's stopping more people getting involved is the
community, which is sometimes quite negative and the tooling, which is

The tooling is being fixed. I am *very* excited about that.

I hope the tooling will bring more people which will re-energize the
current community and add positivity.


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