GNU Emacs Humor
April Fool Mail - emacs rewrite
The following is an April fool mail received from RMS. It wasn't actually sent by him, but he found it funny.
From: Richard Stallman Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2006 15:53:20 -0500 Subject: emacs rewrite
After more than 30 years I think it's time to rewrite emacs from scratch.
I would be happy to hear your suggestions about the best language to use.
At the moment I think that Perl would be the best fit, because of its acronym:
Perfect emacs rewriting language.
Reply from RMS
From: Richard Stallman Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2006 21:08:17 -0400 Subject: Re: emacs rewrite
Someone wrote an April Fool and put my name on it.
It was funny.
The Free Software Foundation does not claim copyright for this joke.