Dreaming of new generation IDE

Vladimir Ignatov kmisoft at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 18:21:20 CET 2010


>> Imagine simple operation like "method renaming" in a simple "dumb"
>> environment like text editor + grep. Now imagine how simple it can be
>> if system "knows" all your identifiers and just regenerates relevant
>> portions of text from internal database-alike representation.
>>
>
> I think every IDE (not older than 20 years) does that already.

And fix every reference to it in all files? For python? I don't think
so. I even don't think this is possible at all. That if several
different objects have a similar named method? How will IDE "classify"
calls and renames only some of calls and not others?

Vladimir Ignatov



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