Could Emacs be rewritten in Python?

Carl Banks imbosol-1049773207 at
Tue Apr 8 07:25:12 CEST 2003

"Greg Ewing (using" wrote:
> Carl Banks wrote:
>> Second, given that the keyboard focus can only be active in one buffer
>> at a time, the idea of a current buffer is absolutely necessary.
> There certainly needs to be a notion of which buffer
> has the keyboard focus. But I was thinking of the way
> that lots of elisp code uses current-buffer as a
> kind of implicit parameter, when it really has
> nothing to do with keyboard focus. The fact that
> there exist things like with-buffer is a testament
> to this.

Yes, I saw that that's what you meant later.  Sorry.


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