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Re: [SPAM UNSURE] Maybe we're taking a wrong approach towards tree-sitte

From: Manuel Giraud
Subject: Re: [SPAM UNSURE] Maybe we're taking a wrong approach towards tree-sitter
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 16:41:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (berkeley-unix)

Andrei Kuznetsov <r12451428287@163.com> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
>> If you are talking about affecting how TS does lexical analysis for
>> some language, then I see no reason why we in the Emacs project would
>> want to do that.  We don't _want_ to develop parsers if we can use
>> parsers available out there.  Lexical analysis of a parser is
>> determined by the language it parses, so you need only to change the
>> parser when the language changes, or to fix a bug.  Both are part of
>> the job of the TS developers, so there should be no need for us to get
>> busy with that.  Exactly like we do with other libraries we use that
>> aren't developed as part of the Emacs project.
> Okay, thanks for the clarification

Yes, thanks for these clarifications and sorry for my
misunderstanding. I still have one question left though: will the
parsers C code (and TS C code) land into the emacs repo or will TS be
accessible as an external library?
Manuel Giraud

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