A question for developers
freebsd at edvax.de
Thu Aug 13 01:53:44 UTC 2009
On Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:08:52 +0300, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> There *are* good points about joe, eg.:
> - It works very well even with pretty dumb terminals.
> - It has a very small footprint
> - It supports many features a `coder' expects (auto indentation,
> custom tab sizes, macros, etc.)
Syntax highlighting! Syntax highlighting! :-)
Other points are automatic file backups, different modes
(depending on $0) and so on.
> It is much nicer to describe the *good* points about joe, instead of
> making silly jokes about keyboard shortcuts in other editors.
If you make jokes, use the recommended ones, such as the
well-known escape-meta-alt-control-shift key combinations. :-)
(Finally, I'm the wrong person to have an opinion here, because
I never used emacs much; its magic didn't open up to me. But
joe is really a great editor, powerful, and still easy to use.)
>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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