Editor with Python backend

Nathan Clegg nathan at islanddata.com
Thu Mar 23 00:03:30 CET 2000


On 22-Mar-2000 Charles Boncelet wrote:
> Some things I'd like to see:
> 1. Being able to execute the highlighted line or lines.  This would
> greatly
> enhance vim as a python development environment.  (If this can
> be done now, I'd appreciate a quick pointer.)

Not with vim (to my knowledge), but emacs of course does this quite
nicely.

> 3. Python would really be useful if it ran in the background,
> automatically interpreting editing events.

emacs can run an embedded python interpreter which can receive
certain ranges of lines or the entire buffer at any point.  A quick
refresh of modules and/or classes and I think your requirements are
met.

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Nathan Clegg
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