[plt-scheme] Interacting w/ MzScheme

From: Daniel Silva (daniel.silva at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Dec 10 05:42:41 EST 2004

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 00:21:03 -0500, Don Blaheta <dblaheta at knox.edu> wrote:
> Quoth Matthias Felleisen:
> > Okay, I am not interested in random statements like "I like my Emacs
> > better." So do I. I know that DrScheme isn't Emacs. Something like "I
> > miss tagging" or "I miss a cvs mode" or "I miss a spell checker" is
> > useful.
> As a general comment, I find it really frustrating that so many IDEs
> (DrScheme included) all feel the need to write their own editors.  The
> best of them just end up doing their best to be a pale imitation of
> emacs.  And all of them leave vi users completely out in the cold.  I'd
> much rather see an IDE that, instead of putting effort into reinventing
> the wheel, would spend that effort on a really smooth integration with
> vim and emacs.  Then, when someone comes up with the next new desirable
> editor feature, it can just be added once.  (Well, twice.)

You could make MrEd widgets out of these (or something similar), then
wrap the widgets in a class providing the DrScheme editor interfaces.



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