Subject: Re: CLEmacs
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 09 Nov 2002 18:09:08 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Gabe Garza
| This is a loaded thread to jump into (though most are :)), but I think
| the "right" clemacs wouldn't be "emacs with Common Lisp instead of emacs
| lisp", I think it would be a programmable text editor that would be part
| of a larger GUI framework.

  But once you had Common Lisp, would anyone want to implement an Emacs
  Lisp engine or compiler or byte-code jit compiler or whatever because
  they missed just about everything from GNU Emacs?  I think so.  If that
  turned out to be painful, I think they would leave.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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