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From: Thorsten <quintfall@googlemail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Elisp programming style
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:59:48 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86fwidqf7v.fsf@googlemail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 18647.1319812286@alphaville.dokosmarshall.org

Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com> writes:

> Not a problem - you can't predict the future. You do the best you can
> with your current knowledge. You can always refactor in the future:
> that's one reason that having the source code around is important.  When
> you refactor, you may be cursing the original author for the "bad"
> decicions, but c'est la vie: at least, you have chosen a system where
> *you* can do that and not depend on a third party: they might not even
> be alive, let alone willing to do what you want.

Thats really great about Emacs lisp - everything is so easily
accessible, it seems like no big deal to change something. I still have
to get rid of the reflex to factor out every duplication of code that I
see. Lisp is not Java...


  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-28 15:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-27 18:03 Elisp programming style Thorsten
2011-10-28 10:17 ` Štěpán Němec
2011-10-28 14:09   ` Thorsten
2011-10-28 14:31     ` Nick Dokos
2011-10-28 15:59       ` Thorsten [this message]
2011-10-29  2:13       ` Eric Abrahamsen
2011-10-28 14:34     ` Tassilo Horn
2011-10-28 14:40       ` Eric Schulte
2011-10-28 16:04       ` Thorsten
2011-10-28 14:35     ` Eric Schulte
2011-10-28 15:52       ` Thorsten
2011-10-28 17:43     ` Tom Prince
2011-10-28 18:05       ` Thorsten
2011-10-29  7:43         ` Tassilo Horn

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