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Re: Build Emacs without Lisp?


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Build Emacs without Lisp?
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:01:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Rusi <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5:50:15 PM UTC+5:30, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> >> My questions are:
>> >>
>> >>   - Is it possible to build emacs without Lisp? If so, how?
>> >>
>> >>   - Are there other work arounds available for the seg fault?
>> >>
>> >
>> > Taking your subject line literally (ie not the usual way its done today
>> > to suggest emacs = gnu-emacs)
>> > have you seen this list of 'smaller' emacsen: 
>> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emacs#Various_Emacs_editors
>> 
>> Thanks, that's a good point. I'm so used to emacs, I grab it with no thought.
>> 
>> Maybe an emacs knock-off is a better solution until we get a working
>> debugger to investigate the issue.
>> 
>
> My first encounter with emacs was 25 years ago -- jove -- pure C
> [Not counting edwin -- pure scheme -- around the same time]
> I'd be surprised if that stuff worked today... 
>
> IOW How much of that list is current... Dunno

edwin still works very nicely; it's distributed with mit-scheme.

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