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- Subject: Re: Emacs-like editor scriptable in Lua!!
- From: sergei karhof <karhof21@...>
- Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 18:08:08 +0100
On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 5:46 PM, Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * sergei karhof:
>> Let me share this good news with you:
>> Zi, a text editor based on GNU Zile (which in turn is based on Emacs),
>> is currently under development by Gary Vaughan.
>> Zi will do away with Lisp and replace it with Lua, for all purposes.
>> By the way, Zi is coded in Lua, being based on GNU Zile.
> Strange. The development branch of Zile itself uses Lua, too.
> Why is a separate project required?
As far as I understand, the separate branch is *programmable* in Lua,
while the main branch is not (despite being written in Lua).
But you should ask the developers for more details.