The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding

Robert Uhl eadmund42 at
Sun Jun 24 02:57:03 CEST 2007

Bjorn Borud <borud-news at> writes:
> for Emacs it would be far more helpful if the Lisp-implementation was
> replaced with one that is more efficient and Common Lisp-like.
> (indeed several friends of mine would like to see Emacs done in Common
> Lisp, and I seem to have some memory of such a project existing
> somewhere).

Agreed.  Stallman got sidetracked by Scheme, which IMHO was a dead-end.
A Common Lisp emacs would be pretty sweet.  There's a Climacs project,
but they're just focused on providing an editor, not on providing a
full-fledged emacs.

Robert Uhl <>
Cinder blocks: $100
Mortar: $30
A cask of amontillado: $300
The faint screams of a desperate PHB: priceless.  --O. Schwarz

More information about the Python-list mailing list