Python scripting [was: Re: emacs speedbar for python mode?]
pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Tue Jun 26 07:57:44 EDT 2001
> The question was about Python scripting editor, though.
In my original message, I was dreaming to script Emacs with Python. In the
resulting thread, someone suggested that Cool Edit could satisfy my dream.
> Emacs is at least 2 times older than Python and is in it's 20/21's
> versions. No wonder it's different calibre!
It might not only be a question of age. My feeling is that Cool Edit would
need re-orientation for becoming able to grow as featureful as Emacs is.
But once again, please do not take it as a criticism against Cool Edit.
Not at all. I would warmly recommend it to friends working on X, as being
friendly, supporting Latin-1 and UTF-8 out of the box, and Python scriptable.
I also found the display to use especially legible default fonts.
François Pinard http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard
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