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Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?

From: Nikolaj Schumacher
Subject: Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:13:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Xah Lee <address@hidden> wrote:

> I just might down the road start my own emacs cult... creating a emacs
> distro that's just my ideal of what functional, BEST efficient,
> software should be like.[SNIP]
> The most effective way to make such change, is just have a capable
> coder and fork it, like Xemacs and Aquamacs did.

Please do.  I don't think it's the best way to make such a change, but
it is the most effective (and perhaps only) way of proving your point:
That users want this.

Just make sure you stay as compatible as possible so that no work is

> So, either i try to spend tons of time to be the salesman for emacs
> modernization, or i actually take things into my hands and start my
> own emacs distro.

Exactly.  Plus, nobody really likes salespeople. :)

> The actually coding part for the latter will prob be dwarfed by all
> the associated tasks of running a website with public annoucement and
> communities etc.

If you think there are enough users out there, you should be able to
find contributors.  After all you do believe a majority preferred
modernization, right?

Nikolaj Schumacher

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