“Let’s start on the recipe for our new ‘vegan tiramisu cheesecake.’ What are you thinking?”

“Well… it should probably have no ingredients in common with either tiramisu or cheesecake.”

“Oh, for *sure*.”

*jeff foxworthy voice* If your editor is slow enough that you want cat to support syntax highlighting… you *may* be a spacemacs user

Not trying to dunk on a useful (and free!) software project, but I really feel that if your combination of Vimscript, Ruby, and C is too slow, the next step is not “get some ASM in there too.”

(If ripgrep and fd are any indication, Rust has some mature libraries in this area, and Rust programs compile down to a single binary.)


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