RE: "Visual" IDE? - You mean Emacs
Ehem, and how about xemacs? :-)
No, not that I'm nitpicking, I don't use either and like to know the
(dis-)advantages of both, since I consider a switch.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Edward Betts [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, May 11, 1998 10:08 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: "Visual" IDE? - You mean Emacs
> On Sun, 10 May, 1998, Gregory S. Stark wrote:
> > SEGV <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > I understand that Visual Studio was created for the lowest common
> > > denominator (that's a fact, not an opinion), and that UNIX
> > > are more comfortable with makefiles and command lines. But you
> have to
> > > admit that Visual Studio, and Metrowerks Codewarrior, are great
> > >
> > > My question is, "Why is there nothing similar on UNIX?"
> > Generally the IDE systems confuse "integration" with closed
> monolithic design.
> > Just compare what unix accomplishes with simple protocols like the
> > environment variable and the +lineno argument, compared with the
> baroque VS
> > extension API. Personally I have used VS and I would much prefer
> Emacs with
> > M-x gdb and M-x compile.
> Emacs is the only IDE, there is no other way of doing it.
> Edward Betts http://www.hairnet.demon.co.uk/
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