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Re: Is Elisp really that slow?


From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Is Elisp really that slow?
Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 15:46:07 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden> writes:

>> On May 17, 2019, at 11:26, Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
>> Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden> writes:
>> 
>>> If "instant gratification" means finding a common ground on which one
>>> can get started right away, then I'm all for it.
>> 
>> "Instant gratification" means wanting things that require no learning
>> nor practicing nor understanding to be effectively used *right* *now*.
>
> There is another word for that (and the earlier wheel metaphor may
> have escaped you), it is call "standardization".

Where is that standard?

>> It would be doubleplusgood if Emacs could be one of those things but,
>> alas, it is obvious that text editors still are on the class of things
>> that require certain effort to be used effectively.
>
> Please. Text editing is the most common task by at least an order of
> magnitude in the IT world.

So what?

> Even for kids.

Well, I understand now. Your standard ends in CUA.

It is obvious that you and me have vast differences on what we expect
from a text editor. I doubt that we can have a productive discussion, so
I'll stop here.




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