Eclipse best/good or bad IDE for Python?

John J Lee jjl at
Mon Dec 5 17:58:18 CET 2005

On Mon, 5 Dec 2005, Fabio Zadrozny wrote:
> Being java, does not worry me that much... there are already many vms aside 
> from suns (including gcj), and I think that if you do not want to program in 
> java, adding scripting layers for jython, jruby, etc should be fairly easy 
> (given that someone has the time to do it).

Sure, but it was the fact that the *core* is in Java I was thinking about. 
I wonder how 'closed' it is.  Probably I'm just creating FUD for myself. 
I heard Phillip Eby say good things about its design, which can't be a bad 


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