[ESS] Julia in ESS
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Sat Apr 11 09:59:14 CEST 2015
>>> Stephen Eglen on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:27:33 +0100 wrote:
> I'm willing to help, as I've been experimenting a bit with Julia of
> Vitalie: re PR 122 on github, were there any issues you had, or shall I
> start afresh looking through that?
That's not an easy issue. We have discussed this before. In order to
merge 122 the core ESS must be modified to work in a standard emacs
way. That is,
1) Split ess-mode into standalone modes (R-mode, stata-mode,
julia-mode etc) and make them inherit from ess-mode.
2) Make interaction functionality a minor mode such that it can be
plugged into any of the modes from (2).
There are other ways to merge 122 but it would be called "patching" and
I am not willing to do patching (yet again) because (1) and (2) must be
Now that we have passed 15.03 we can start re-factoring and aim to
complete it by 15.09. If you start looking into it, it would be good to
create a separate branch specifically for this issue.
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