Re: [dev] Plain text editor that sucks less - an alternative to VIM?

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:34:50 +0200

On Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:25:13 +0100
Maxime Coste <> wrote:

> Being written in C++11 (and depending on boost until the standard C++ regex
> library gets widely available), it will probably not please everyone in the
> suckless comunity

Best. euphemism. ever.

> * Tries to remain quite simple (around 18000 lines of code).

Maybe not fair, but I don't consider 18000 LOC simple.

> * Relies a lot on external program, no integrated scripting but ways to
> interact with external tools (similar to what tmux does)

Especially in this regard.
> * No window management integrated, but a client server design allowing for
> multiple clients on the same session. That means you can use tmux, dvtm
> or your x11 window manager to manage editing windows.

That's a nice thing, but nothing special.



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