Python scripting [was: Re: emacs speedbar for python mode?]

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Mon Jun 25 01:30:53 EDT 2001

Bud Rogers <budr at> wrote:

> I have had similar thoughts.  Imagine a programmer's editor of the 
> calibre of [x]emacs that used python as a built in extension language 
> in the same way that emacs uses lisp.  

It would not only have to have been in development for a couple of
decades - there's a feature (X)Emacs has that editors like Nedit
don't have: the ability to have active bits of texts embedded
in the buffer. You couldn't write a speedbar in Nedit, even though
it has its own little programming language. 


Boudewijn Rempt  | 

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