best text editor for programming Python on a Mac
alister.ware at ntlworld.com
Mon Jun 20 04:30:48 EDT 2016
On Sun, 19 Jun 2016 07:23:15 -0600, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On 06/19/2016 01:34 AM, Lawrence D’Oliveiro wrote:
>> On Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 7:13:26 PM UTC+12, Christian Gollwitzer
>>> Am 19.06.16 um 02:12 schrieb Lawrence D’Oliveiro:
>>>> But not vi/vim. It only lets you place your cursor *on* a character,
>>>> not *in-between* characters.
>>> This is true if you use the text-mode version. I prefer gvim (actually
>>> macvim on the mac) which feels much more like a modern editor.
>> Why not just use a modern editor, and be done with it?
> Why would you even suggest this to a vim user? What's your point? If
> you're not a vim user then you have no idea how vim benefits the person
> who is proficient in it and enjoys using it. There are many reasons to
> use vim. Since you're not really interested in these reasons I won't
> bother re-stating them here. I'm sure there are reasons you prefer a
> "modern editor" also.
> I can argue all day long about how arcane emacs is, and argue how
> wodnerful vim is, but I could never in seriousness suggest to an emacs
> user that he'd be better off using vim or a "modern editor." Nor should
The only thing EMACS lacks is a good text editor.
Vi has two modes "beep repeatedly" and "break Everything"
Although both the editors are extremely powerful they both suffer from
If at first you don't succeed, you are running about average.
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