[Tutor] First Python Test

Shall, Sydney sydney.shall at kcl.ac.uk
Sat Feb 2 13:57:02 CET 2013

Dear Aurelien,
Would you please explain how one installs GNU Emacs on a MAC using OS X 
I cannot find a binary package. The GNU site seems to me to have only 
source code packages.
Mille fois merci.

On 02/02/2013 09:54, Aurélien DESBRIÈRES wrote:
> hmm ... you should use GNU Emacs, it's Free in price and license!
> Extensible Text Editor with a cool Python-mode ;-)
> Jamie Griffin <jamie at kode5.net> writes:
>> * Simon Yan <simonyan at fedoraproject.org> [2013-02-02 01:11:12 +0800]:
>>> I would recommend start off from a simple text editor that has basic syntax
>>> highlighting features. There are a number of options out there.
>>> TextMate is a good choice, a little pricy.
>>> VIM, if you are a terminal guy
>>> Even Python IDLE is a good choice you wanted to edit just a few simple .py
>>> files.
>>> I would suggest give it a look in the Mac App Store and you will find a few
>>> other good ones too.
>> I believe the editor of choice on Mac OS X these days is BBEdit -
>> again, a bit expensive. TextMate used to be good but there are
>> better ones out there now. Personally, I prefer the commandline
>> editors, vi or vim which is already installed on Mac OS X. I haven't
>> used the Xcode editor before but if it's what you're comfortable
>> with then it's probably best to stick with it.
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