[TUHS] Un-released/internal/special UNIX versions/ports during the years?
madcrow.maxwell at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 02:22:42 AEST 2017
On Feb 26, 2017 10:52 AM, "Joerg Schilling" <schily at schily.net> wrote:
Tim Bradshaw <tfb at tfeb.org> wrote:
> > On 26 Feb 2017, at 14:54, Joerg Schilling <schily at schily.net> wrote:
> > GNU EMACS is based on the Gosling EMACS and this did already include
> > interpreter.
> Well, Gosling Emacs had mocklisp which, despite its name, isn't a Lisp.
GNU Emacs has elisp which *is* a Lisp (albeit a fairly horrid one).
OK, then Gosling just had the idea of including lisp.
IIRC, Gosling EMACS was mainly written in C, and Mocklisp was merely an
extension language. GNU EMACS is mostly written in LISP, with the C mainly
being used to implement the LISP interpreter. That's a pretty big
architectural difference there.
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