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Re: Is Elisp really that slow?

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Is Elisp really that slow?
Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 23:30:18 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> Vim is consistent.
> So is Emacs. Inconsistencies in key bindings
> are rare exceptions in Emacs. Even the
> tutorial makes the point of explaining the
> rules for consistent keybindings in basic
> editing commands.

Emacs is not consistent in the consistent sense
of the word. There are conventions and that's
all good but there are many examples where
Emacs consistency is inconsistent.

Here's one from the holster. Compare:




Shouldn't that last one be renamed `get-env' to
make it consistent?

Answer: No. (But it is still inconsistent.)

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