The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding

Andreas Eder andreas_eder at gmx.net
Sun Jun 24 22:13:23 CEST 2007


Hi Twisted,

>>>>> "Twisted" == Twisted  <twisted0n3 at gmail.com> writes:

    Twisted> * The operating system where you can do powerful stuff with a command
    Twisted> line and a script or two, but can also get by without either. (Windows
    Twisted> fails the former. Linux fails the latter.)
    Twisted> * For that matter, the operating system whose GUI takes the concept
    Twisted> behind OLE to its logical conclusion, and lets the user separately
    Twisted> choose and configure their text editing, this-editing, that-editing,
    Twisted> whosit-viewing, and the like components, and those components are used
    Twisted> in building more complex applications. All the alternatives would of
    Twisted> course adhere to a common interface for a particular sort of
    Twisted> component, of course. (An OO language like Java lends itself to this,
    Twisted> what with interfaces and inheritance and dynamic
    Twisted> class loading!)

Have a look at Genera, the OS of the Lisp Machines. It offers all
that and much more. Unfortunately it is almost non existent
nowadays.

'Andreas
-- 
Wherever I lay my .emacs, there's my $HOME.



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