[ESS] Automatic jump to error line in the source code.

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tue Aug 31 11:09:04 CEST 2010

A.J. Rossini <blindglobe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not for elisp (though perhaps there is a swanky fake interface), but
> for Common Lisp, it's incredible.
> Duncan Temple Lang once complained the ESS needed to be
> socket-oriented (this was in 1998 or so :-), but until I saw SLIME 8
> years later, I didn't have a clear picture in my mind of the
> capabilities that he was envisioning, and discarded it.
> Stephen, I think there are some SLIME video demos on the WWW, you
> might view one, I think one is relatively short.

Thanks Tony; I saw this short one:


but could someone (sometime) enumerate what the advantages of
socket-oriented approach would be?  Is there a 'killer' feature that
will convince us to investigate further?


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