Could Emacs be rewritten in Python?
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Apr 8 15:20:10 CEST 2003
In article <mailman.1049776891.5548.python-list at python.org>,
Sean 'Shaleh' Perry <shalehperry at attbi.com> wrote:
>and it is. However the reason most of the emacs modes, vim syntax
>definitions, etc all don't quite work is they are regex based. To
>really get where the structure editor needs to be would require a
>parser for each item type. Not a trivial task.
That's why we're using Python. ;-)
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