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Re: Replacing all C code????

From: VanL
Subject: Re: Replacing all C code????
Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 14:35:58 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (berkeley-unix)

> Rewriting all the C code of Emacs in some other language would be a
> tremendous job.  With the same amount of work we could add many
> important features that are lacking.  We could make it possible to
> edit fancy documents, which currently require a text formatter or
> LibreOffice.

News report in Japan say Microsft shortened the workweek by one day and
productivity increased by 40%, perhaps fancy document prerparation isn't
woth the effort from the Carlos Gone era of Corporate Commication.

> If execution of the other language is slower, the slowdown could make
> Emacs unusable on old machines.  Old machines such as the T200 and
> T400 are very important for our freedom since we can run them with
> Libreboot.  We must not downgrade support for them.

My point is to divde and conquer the problem by taking advntage of the
parallelism in the newer cpu, gpu, tpu.

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