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Re: making software with Emacs and Elisp

From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: making software with Emacs and Elisp
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2013 14:40:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> writes:

> Dnia 2013-10-20, o godz. 02:17:35
> Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> napisaƂ(a):
>> I have several ideas for software that has to do with
>> physical things, and does not belong in the world of
>> computing. For example, I'm working on a tool to teach
>> deaf people read lips! (Not "Lisp".)
>> Is there a minimal binary Emacs VM for the accursed
>> Apple and Windows world, that you could distribute along
>> with the software, or is there another way you could
>> make all that work?
> I understand that you want to develop your application in "EmacsOS";),
> that is, using Emacs as a "operating system" or "framework" or "virtual
> machine" (or whatever is the current buzzword at the moment), so that
> you get high portability (without Java etc.).

You forgot "textual user interface".

> One thing that comes to mind is Clojure (with which I have zero
> experience), but it gives you the benefits of Lisp, of portability (at
> least as much as Java does) and of libraries (read JVM).

And this is what clojure and java don't have.
A good alternative would be the Oberon system in a virtual machine.

> And, did you see this: ?
> Hth,

__Pascal Bourguignon__

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