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Re: Learning LISP; Scheme vs elisp.

From: Adam Funk
Subject: Re: Learning LISP; Scheme vs elisp.
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 21:26:06 +0100
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On 2008-08-01, Joost Kremers wrote:

> Adam Funk wrote:
>> I've decided I ought to train myself in the most elegant programming
>> weapon --- --- so I've started working through
>> _The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs_.
>> In the long term I hope I'll be able to customize Emacs more in its
>> native way instead of wrapping external Perl programs in
>> shell-command-on-region (as I often do now).
> dunno, but the emacs lisp intro (C-h i m emacs lisp intro RET) and the
> emacs lisp manual (C-h i m elisp RET) seem more appropriate ways to get
> started with elisp...

Well, what I mainly want to do is learn LISP from a reputable text,
and I'm hoping a side benefit of that will be improved Emacs skills.

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