ANN: Leo 3.8 outlining editor

Edward K. Ream
Wed, 30 Oct 2002 13:58:13 GMT 3.8 is now available at: requires Python 2.1 or above and tcl/tk 8.3 or above.

Major improvements have been made to Leo as the result of user requests.

The highlights of 3.8:

- New @rawfile and @silentfile trees complement @file trees.
  @rawfile and @silentfile trees create derived files without using
  @rawfile files contain only those sentinels needed to automatically
untangle them.
  @silentfile trees contain no sentinels at all.
- New @raw and @end_raw directives allow unformatted code within @file
- Much better support for CWEB.  You may organize .w files using noweb!
- The @comment and @language directives may now apply simultaneously.
- Leo can now read, remember and write <?xml-stylesheet...?> lines,
  under control of the new stylesheet option.
- The new output_newline option specifies the line endings used when writing
- The new output_initial_comment option specifies the text to appear
  in an @comment sentinel at the start of each derived file.
- New commands in the help menu make it much easier to change configuration
- Dozens of minor improvements and bug fixes.

What is Leo?
 - A programmer's editor, an outlining editor and a flexible browser.
 - A literate programming tool, compatible with noweb and CWEB.
 - A data organizer and project manager. Leo provides multiple views
   of projects within a single outline.
 - Fully scriptable using Python. Leo saves its files in XML format.
 - Portable. is 100% pure Python.
 - Open Software, distributed under the Python License.

Edward K. Ream   email:
Leo: Literate Editor with Outlines