[Python-Dev] Re: Adding Optik to the standard library

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Sat, 1 Jun 2002 10:44:05 -0400

On Sat, Jun 01, 2002, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > If you're hacking on it, it's probably easier to split the code up.
> Hm, that's not how I tend to hack on things (except when working with
> others who like that style).  Why do you find hacking on several
> (many?) small files easier for you than on a single large file?
> Surely not because loading a large file (in the editor, or in Python)
> takes too long?  That was in the 80s. :-)  Is it because multiple
> Emacs buffers allow you to maintain multiple current positions, with
> all the context that that entails?  Or is it something else?

s/Emacs/vi sessions/

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