[slime-devel] text properties in REPL

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Tue Dec 23 08:28:43 UTC 2008

* Madhu [2008-12-20 11:32+0100] writes:

> The specifics of the history behaviour are not relevant.  But FTR they
> were discussed in Jan 2007.  I suggested splitting on 12 Aug 2007 in the
> "[RfC] Reorganization of source" thread.  Since then the contrib
> packages have been moved out.  Now once again I believe that a start can
> be made in cutting down SLOC in slime.el by moving out the history
> component and completion component.
> It is not hard to move the history functions to a sepearate file.  The
> first time I did it, I posted a message on this mailing list on 13 Jul
> 2007 with the "load me over patch" to get a different behaviour .  But
> this is a pointless and time-wasting exercise to repeat unless you agree
> to support it, like you factored out contrib.

I think a REPL without history would be rather painful.  It's probably
the best if I move the entire REPL to contrib.


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