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Re: A femtolisp based emacs clone

From: Ben Bacarisse
Subject: Re: A femtolisp based emacs clone
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:22:08 +0100

"James K. Lowden" <address@hidden> writes:
> Imagine if "emacs --daemon" opened a TCP port instead of a unix domain
> socket.

It can, can't it?  It may be that the protocol does not work well in the
situation you discuss below, and it might not offer the right level of
security, but it may be worth a try.

> You start emacsclient on whatever gadget you have.  Maybe
> it's a Windows box; maybe it's an iPad.  Maybe there's a javascript
> implementation, and it runs in the browser.   You connect to your
> editor daemon, deal with your document.  Save, exit, disconnect.  If
> Amtrak finds a dead spot, you're summarily disconnected, but when you
> resume, the client -- just like HTTP -- learns from the server what the
> current display looks like, rebuilds it, and you start again.  


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