Re: [dev] Sandy editor

From: pancake <>
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2011 11:46:54 +0200

On 06/01/11 10:22, John Matthewman wrote:
> On 6/1/11, pancake<> wrote:
>> and this is why im telling why modal editor is necessary if we dont want
>> to fall into a emacs-like hell.
> I wouldn't go so far as to say that it's necessary -- or that not
> going modal will result in falling into an Emacs-like hell. Isn't the
> goal a simple, little editor? We just have to work within the
> limitations that we have (the number of keys that actions can be bound
> to). I'm sure all of the most important things can be covered in the
> default binding configuration. And users will have the option to add
> their own bindings -- even bindings using the Meta key if they want --
> or change the default bindings to suit their tastes.
> John
yep, that's the plan. first try to live without it. and when we get the
control-based keybindings we can evaluate if modal matters or not.

But i'm pretty sure it will be more comfortable to move along the code
with hjkl (modes) than ^n^p... but le'ts first try to make it smarter.

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