*** January PLUG meeting - ECLIPSE ***

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Thu Jan 12 08:47:15 MST 2006


On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 07:05 -0700, Barry Roberts wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 01:32:53PM -0700, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 11:08 -0500, Grant Shipley wrote:
> > > It will be interesting to hear comments after the meeting from the die
> > > hard VIM and EMACS users.
> > 
> > I think Eclipse is very slick, but the one thing that I really really
> > miss is good vi bindings.  vim bindings would be even better.  There is
> > a plugin that exists to provide some vi functionality in the editor, but
> > it's kind of clunky and costs way more than it is worth.  Oddly enough
> > there are emacs bindings available for the eclipse editor for free.
> 
> One of these years, somebody is going to make editor components (dbus,
> kpart, etc.) out of emacs and vim AND some brilliant IDE is going to
> let you plug in your editor of choice.

There's a VIM kpart, but in my experience it's buggy. I haven't tried it
in a while, though.

> There's not already an IDE out there that let's you do that, is there?

Assuming it did work, then it should work with any KDE application such
as KDevelop.

Corey

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