Could Emacs be rewritten in Python?
Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de)
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Tue Apr 8 07:20:58 CEST 2003
Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> 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.
No, but it would be a much better foundation to build
this stuff on, I think.
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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