edit server

stsquad edited this page Dec 23, 2010 · 6 revisions
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As the security model of Chrome(ium) doesn’t allow the spawning of external binaries (apart from the discouraged NAPI interface) we need to run a server to handle edit requests.

This currently project provides two such servers. The first is a python script called pycl and the second is a native elisp server called edit_server.el.

If you run emacs in —daemon or —server mode and are comfortable with running a server within emacs then the native server will save the cost of a few fork/execs.

Other Edit Servers include: