in reply to Re: Re: Re: Emacs, Elisp and PerlMonks
in thread Emacs, Elisp and PerlMonks

Well, try programming in Common Lisp + (X)emacs + ILisp vs. Common Lisp + other editor and see if you still think there is no advantage to it. Or for that matter any language that allows one to work interactively - there is good integration available for the likes of SML, OCaml and many others.