[Pythonmac-SIG] another query about IDE
bob at redivi.com
Wed Feb 16 19:54:25 CET 2005
On Feb 16, 2005, at 13:04, Charles Hartman wrote:
> In that long discussion, someone mentioned jEdit, so I went and looked
> it up. It looks very promising and robust. But am I right in thinking
> that the only path toward GUI apps that it would support would be Java
> (JPython) based? Rather than wx, and so on?
Presumably jEdit does the right thing and runs Python out of process,
so you have no such limitations. I don't think it forces you to use
Jython at all.
Text editors tend not to run code in-process unless you ask them very
nicely. IDEs written mostly or entirely in Python tend to run Python
code and GUI interpreters in process though, presumably because it's
(significantly) easier to do so, despite the (severe and crippling)
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