[rescue] Re:EMACS

Joshua D. Boyd rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 27 06:55:06 CDT 2001

On 27 Jun 2001, Michael Hansen wrote:

> Aww, come on, were talking about a text editor with built
> in support for LISP!!! Also, it's huge! And slow! 

Lisp is perhaps the greatest system ever.  Plus, if something is written
in lisp (like emacs was originally), then it is easy to add lisp scripting
to that something (like lisp).

And slow is all in what you compare it to.  It is much faster than say,
Visual Studio.  Much slower than vi.  But some people like the extra

Joshua Boyd

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