Emacs users: feedback on diffs between python-mode.el and python.el?
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Tue Oct 14 23:16:46 CEST 2008
Bruno Desthuilliers schrieb:
> skip at pobox.com a écrit :
>> If you're an Emacs user who has used both python-mode.el (the python mode
>> code distributed with Python and XEmacs) and python.el (the python
>> mode code
>> distributed with GNU Emacs), I'd like to get your impressions on how they
>> compare and where you feel the bugs lie. I'm nominally one of the
>> python-mode.el maintainers (though not very active) but have never
>> tried the
>> GNU python.el.
> Hi Skip.
> I stumbled on python.el last year and very very *very* quickly replaced
> it with my good old python-mode.el. The first and foremost reason being,
> IIRC, the lack of proper support for working with the embedded
> interactive interpreter (one killer-feature of python-mode). Honnestly,
> I don't think I've used python.el more than five minutes (not having C-c
> ! and C-c C-c working as expected being a definitive show-stopper for
> me), so I can't say much more about python.el.
> wrt/ python-mode.el:
> - the most annoying bug is syntax coloration of triple-quoted strings,
> that doesn't correctly handles quotes within the triple-quoted part.
> - a slightly less but still annoying problem (I wouldn't call it a bug)
> is the handling of indentation for nested litteral dicts/lists/tuples.
I second these two points. On the python-mode.el-ML there was a patch
for the triple-quote problem, but I couldn't apply it due to rejected
hunks. Didn't investigate that.
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