Python IDE/text-editor

rusi rustompmody at
Sun Apr 17 04:04:20 CEST 2011

On Apr 17, 3:19 am, John Bokma <j... at> wrote:
> rusi <rustompm... at> writes:
> > On Apr 16, 9:13 pm, Chris Angelico <ros... at> wrote:
> >> Based on the comments here, it seems that emacs would have to be the
> >> editor-in-chief for programmers. I currently use SciTE at work; is it
> >> reasonable to, effectively, bill my employer for the time it'll take
> >> me to learn emacs?
> > It takes a day or two to learn emacs.
> That's an extremely bold statement. I still haven't learned Emacs and
> have read most of the Emacs manual, some parts twice.
> Unless you mean opening a file, saving a file, and some basic cursor
> movements.

Aren't there people (many in fact) who use notepad or equivalent to
write programs?
How many features do they use?
How long would it take to make a map of those same features in emacs?
And add a handful more to make the switchover worthwhile?

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