"They used a manual [...] which showed how to extend #Emacs, but didn't say it was a #programming. So the #secretaries, who believed they couldn't do programming, weren't scared off. They read the manual, discovered they could do useful things and they learned to program."
@publicvoit Do you know any speech where RS explains why Emacs uses Elisp instead of another language?
@amastodonuser Well, it's part of the talk that I linked. Not in great detail but it is definitely mentioned.
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