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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 21:23:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> writes:

> On 17.05.2019 17:50, Óscar Fuentes wrote:
>>> On 17.05.2019 17:01, Óscar Fuentes wrote:
>>>> Then, when
>>>> you need to do a search&replace that goes beyond the dumb thing that the
>>>> dialog offers, well, bad luck.
>>> What do you do to search&replace in all files across the project?
>> What I do is invoke a searcher such as "ag" or vc-git-grep and then
>> wgrep to operate on the resulting buffer. This has the advantage that I
>> can simply do a replace-string or a more detailed manual edition on a
>> case-by-case basis with the associated file on a side window for
>> context, etc.
> A lot of the time, you don't need detailed editing for matches, though.
> And the "dumb thing" the popular editors offer serves this case (as
> well as many others) actually very well and better than Emacs. So
> there's no reason to feel all smug and content, in my opinion.

If those other editors do the simple thing better than Emacs and you
decided that *I* don't need the not-so-simple thing a lot of the time...
well, it is difficult to keep arguing, isn't it?

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