[oclug] Vi vs Emacs (now moving more on-topic...)
btp at acm.org
Thu Oct 10 13:20:20 EDT 2002
I read that they use Lisp to control the deep space probes. You can read
more about it from http://www.dreamsongs.com/WorseIsBetter.html (one of the
last papers listed).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Franks" <rgfranks at alumni.uwaterloo.ca>
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Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 11:49 AM
Subject: [oclug] Vi vs Emacs (now moving more on-topic...)
> >>>>> "Robert" == Robert Echlin <rechlin at ncf.ca> writes:
> Robert> Isn't that a bit offensive? Suggesting that Emacs might
> Robert> have limitations? Isn't Emacs the operating system for
> Robert> the shuttle mission control backup system in Houston?
> Not likely... I'm afraid Emacs needs more than 64K of RAM.
> BTW: You *CAN* run a nuclear power reactor with 32K -- just ask
> Ontario Hydro (or whatever they're called this week). I think the
> shuttle has 256K. Why do we need Megabytes of RAM just to boot?
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