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This file aims to describe what the distel-ie package is. The 'ie' suffix is an acronym for "Interactive Erlang".The original idea was to create something like the *scratch* buffer in emacs, where you can play around with the language: define functions see how things work etc. So in short, distel-ie is a shell with the unique feature of allowing for functions to be defined.Example:Start a distel-ie session by doing : M-x erl-ie-session, or, if you run the distel extension minor mode: C-c C-d snow type (without quotes) : "sista(W) -> lists:last(W)."mark this region and press C-M-x, the function sista/1 is now defined and readyto be used from the session. You can try and call this function:"sista([1, 2, 3, distel_rocks])."Again, mark this region and press C-M-x, the result should come as no surprise:-)KEYBINDINGS:These keybindings are available when you run the distel extension minor modeC-c C-d s : Makes a session buffer the current buffer, if no session exists, it creates a new one.C-M-x : Evaluates the marked region. If the marked region contains a function definition, the function is defined. The result of the evaluation is returned on the minibuffer or in a new buffer.C-u C-M-x : Same as above, but the results ends up in the session buffer.C-c C-d r : Copies the marked region (in a file buffer) to the session buffer. If no session exists, a session is created.C-c C-d c : Same as above but copies an entire buffer.THINGS NOT WORKING/TODO:- Evaluating a region containing more than one function definition is not working.- It would be nice to not having to mark the region yourself, erlang-mark-function or similar would be convenient, but is currently not a viable option. ("fun(X) ->\nlists:last(X)\nend." is not marking the correct region).Comments and suggestions are welcome,email_the_author() -> lists:reverse("firstname.lastname@example.org").