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From: Daimrod <daimrod@gmail.com>
To: "François Pinard" <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: colorg: Some news!
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:28:16 +0100
Message-ID: <87k3r6wlen.fsf@casa.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <86ehhe7csm.fsf@iro.umontreal.ca> (=?utf-8?Q?=22Fran=C3=A7ois?= Pinard"'s message of "Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:53:29 -0500")

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François Pinard <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

> Once we get a working solution, the protocol remains the contact point.
> The server could be replaced using other languages, and new clients may
> be written for other editors (given they are extensible enough).  My
> goal is quickly getting something usable, so I selected the means that
> looked fastest to me, and that's how Python got in the picture.
>
> Is there any incentive for rewriting the server in Emacs Lisp?  For one,
> even if rather bearable, Emacs Lisp is not my preferred programming
> language.  Moreover, I consider a bit wrong having to rely on an editor
> for tasks wholly unrelated to editing.  Other people are free to have
> differing opinions, and do that rewrite, however.

It's not unlreated to editing, it's for collaborative editing! :)
Anyway, I understand and respect your point of view.

Moreover, it's nice of you to report on the mailing list, it helps to
keep on eye.

> If I really had more time and less pressure, I would likely have
> selected Node (JavaScript) to write the server instead of Python.  The
> choice of JSON within the ColOrg communication protocol is a way, for
> me, to leave that door opened.  One not so hidden dream is to bring Org
> mode a bit closer to Web browsers, if there are ways to do so.

-- 
Daimrod/Greg

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      reply	other threads:[~2013-01-21 16:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-01-21  5:30 François Pinard
2013-01-21  5:50 ` Daimrod
2013-01-21 15:53   ` François Pinard
2013-01-21 16:28     ` Daimrod [this message]

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