[Ffmpeg-devel] SVN dump

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Apr 19 01:32:33 CEST 2007

On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 07:10:39PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 05:21:21PM -0400, Dave Dodge wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 05:48:01PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > > Hmm.... imagine an Emacs with Lua as its embedded language... :) :) :)
> > 
> > Unfortunately this requires two things:
> > 
> >   2) Delving into the emacs core C code.  From tiny glances at it over
> >      the years, merely observing that code may be enough to destroy
> >      whatever quantum-mechanical magic allows it to work at all.  I
> >      just risked my sanity by glancing at lisp.h, and yes it appears
> >      they are still using tagged pointers.
> Indeed, it's a portability nightmare... XEmacs is immeasurably better
> in terms of code cleanliness, porability, and lack of 1980's-style
> implementation hacks, but sadly it's unusably outdated and corrupts
> UTF-8 files (even many fully valid ones) when you load and resave them
> due to conversion to/from legacy MULE charset which is not a superset
> of Unicode. So I'm still using GNU Emacs..

I switched from XEmacs to GNU emacs after seeing the speed difference
between the two in action ...


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