[python-uk] emacs and python and emacs-starter-kit

Andy Kilner gnublade at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 17 15:30:01 CET 2010

You'll both be at the pyssup tonight so you can go and form a little
emacs corner somewhere....  the cellar maybe?

On 17 March 2010 13:35, Menno Smits <menno at freshfoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Bruce,
> I use both python-mode.el and ropemacs. The aren't
> exclusive. python-mode.el provides (imperfect) syntax highlighting,
> Python indentation, pdbtrack and other goodies. ropemacs
> gives some powerful refactoring tools.
> If you want to look, my Emacs config is at the Mercurial repo here:
> http://freshfoo.com/repos/config/trunk/
> (look under the emacs/.emacs.d directory)
> It's browesable here:
> http://freshfoo.com/hg/config/trunk/file/165cdccf341e/emacs
> All Python dependencies used by the Emacs config (eg. Pymacs,
> ropemacs) are included in the config tree and loaded from
> there. There's no need to install extra Python modules.
> Let me know if you have any suggestions or more specific
> questions. I'm always looking to improve my setup.
> Regards,
> Menno
> On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 03:26:45PM +0000, Bruce Durling wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I know from a number of python dojos that most of you don't use emacs, but I
>> thought there might be some people lurking out there who might have an
>> opinion on this.
>> I'm currently using emacs-starter-kit [1] for my emacs set up having had
>> .emacs files for .emacs.d directories lovingly handcrafted (or copy and
>> pasted from emacswiki.org) with thousands of lines (though many of them were
>> skeleton templates.
>> While I really like emacs-starter-kit, the python support is poor. It also
>> seems like there are a number of different ways for python to be supported
>> in emacs (python-mode.el, python.el, ropemacs).
>> Does anyone have any configurations or cool emacs python tips that they want
>> to share? I'd like to look into improving the python support in
>> emacs-starter-kit and I'd be interested in getting some suggestions.
>> cheers,
>> Bruce
>> 1. http://github.com/technomancy/emacs-starter-kit
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