[Python-Dev] Any Emacs tips for core developers?

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 00:51:58 CET 2008

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> I believe recent versions of Emacs and Vim have Python support
> standard. At least, it's been years since I last had to do anything to
> install it.
> I've heard that there are two independent Python modes for Emacs --
> though they are suppose to be pretty similar. I don't even know how to
> tell them apart.
> --Guido
The more functional one is called "python-mode.el", and if it's loaded
you'll have 2 python-related menus, one called "Python" and one
called "IM-Python".  The other is just called 'python.el' and results in
one menu.  It has far fewer features.

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