New to python, do I need an IDE or is vim still good enough?

Mitya Sirenef msirenef at
Sat Dec 29 23:40:40 CET 2012

On 12/29/2012 05:30 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> "In the big for loop, a couple of lines down, no, not there, the other
>> >for loop, yeah, now go down a couple of lines, no that's too far, back
>> >up one.  Yeah there.  On that line, why do you ..."
>> >
>> >with:
>> >
>> >"On line 647, why do you ..."
> Absolutely! Though it's roughly as good to have the current cursor
> position shown in a status line somewhere, and takes up less real
> estate.

I have to disagree -- if someone is standing next to you
and they want to refer to a particular line, they can't
really tell you "move the cursor to that line there, so I
can read its line number from status line and then tell
you I'm referring to that line".

  - mitya

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