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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Gui program editors / IDEs

  • Subject: Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Gui program editors / IDEs
  • From: "Brenda J. Butler" <bjb [ at ] istop [ dot ] com>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 21:21:22 -0500

In spite of the risk of starting an editor war:  emacs.

emacs -nw starts it in no-window mode.

emacs is whatever kind of editor you want it to be :-)
(being extensible)


On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 06:32:17PM -0500, Bill Strosberg wrote:
> Dave Edwards wrote:
> >* Bill Strosberg [2006-01-16T08:55-0500]:
> >
> >>What tools are folks using on the list?  What may be worth checking out? 
> >>Are other people experiencing the same issues I am with Quanta Plus?
> >>
> >
> >
> >Hi Bill!  Off-hand, I can think of Screem, although I don't use it or
> >Q+ either.  Maybe I should try them again.  Does Q+ offer
> >vi-keybindings?
> Thanks for the responses, guys.
> Q+ key bindings are configurable.  I've set a few to make life easier.
> Screem seems (on very superficial inspection) to be more of a html/web 
> editor and less of a general programming editor for my tastes.  It 
> doesn't seem to support ssh/sftp connections, and I do not run ftp on 
> any of the boxes I administrate.
> I love vim, and it works very well for ad-hoc editing on remote boxes 
> through shell sessions - but I don't generally do remote x-windows 
> tunnelled through ssh, therefore the gui version isn't really a winner. 
>  vim's multi-windowing (Ctrl-w, Ctrl-w anyone?) works well, but it 
> chews screen space on the currently in-use window.  You can duct tape 
> antlers to a dog, but it isn't really a reindeer, contrary to Dr. 
> Suess's theory.
> I'll take another run at Screem and Bluefish and post my thoughts.  I 
> dug through the Q+ site today and found my issues are shared and have 
> been simmering for a while - it looks like the development team is 
> pretty small and overloaded.
> --
> Bill
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