Which is the best open source C/C++ IDE out there?
danial_thom at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 10 05:40:16 PST 2006
--- Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr>
> On 2006-01-09 15:30, Chuck Robey
> <chuckr at chuckr.org> wrote:
> >JD Arnold wrote:
> >> That's why you should graduate to Emacs -
> with the makefile syntax
> >> highlighting, you'll at least see the
> differences between tabs and
> >> spaces before getting into trouble due to
> bad whitespacing!-)
> > you're certainly giving a viewpoint that has
> a great deal of
> > truth to it, but I guess what scares folks is
> the horrible,
> > horrible emacs learning curve,. At one point
> in my career (in
> > school, lisp programming) I learned/used
> emacs. I admit, it's
> > got so much power, there isn't even a close
> competitor. BUT at
> > that time, I had a genius girl programmer at
> my side, and she
> > helped me with emacs syntax so heavily it was
> funny, and so I
> > could make use of emacs without really having
> to scale the
> > learning curve.
> > If I'd actually had to scale that learning
> curve, do you think
> > I would have, even COULD have used emacs?
> One of the worst
> > things I had happen, I needed, one year
> later, to go back to vi
> > for a job, and just forgot enough emacs
> usages, and never went
> > back. I'd love to, but I'd have to find
> another genius Lisp
> > girlfriend, before I could do that.
> > Likely? That's why emacs isn't the world's
> most popular editor/IDE.
I had a girlfriend with a Lisp. But what a body!
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