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April 28, 2006
Emerald Editor
There is a new project starting up to build a clone of the popular Crimson
Editor. This is being run by enthusiasts of CE who are afraid of it dying
(as the original developer seems to have vanished).

Anyhow, I've decided to hang about the project because I use CE all the
time and have done for many years now. I put it to the project team that
they might like to have a look at D for the development language. Here is
the thread for it ...

 http://www.emeraldeditor.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=27

It has had some interesting feedback so far.

-- 
Derek
(skype: derek.j.parnell)
Melbourne, Australia
"Down with mediocracy!"
28/04/2006 2:39:16 PM
April 28, 2006
Re: Emerald Editor
Derek Parnell wrote:
> There is a new project starting up to build a clone of the popular Crimson
> Editor. This is being run by enthusiasts of CE who are afraid of it dying
> (as the original developer seems to have vanished).
> 
> Anyhow, I've decided to hang about the project because I use CE all the
> time and have done for many years now. I put it to the project team that
> they might like to have a look at D for the development language. Here is
> the thread for it ...
> 
>   http://www.emeraldeditor.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=27
> 
> It has had some interesting feedback so far.
> 

I'm trying to get used to CE as my main MDI editor, outside of VC++.  So 
far it seems to suck less than the other free alternatives.  It's got 
support for D syntax highlighting, except for the latest keywords and 
the nesting comments.  I wish the author would make it open source, so 
that someone could fix the annoyances.
April 28, 2006
Re: Emerald Editor
Derek Parnell wrote:
> There is a new project starting up to build a clone of the popular Crimson
> Editor. This is being run by enthusiasts of CE who are afraid of it dying
> (as the original developer seems to have vanished).
> 
> Anyhow, I've decided to hang about the project because I use CE all the
> time and have done for many years now. I put it to the project team that
> they might like to have a look at D for the development language. Here is
> the thread for it ...
> 
>   http://www.emeraldeditor.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=27
> 
> It has had some interesting feedback so far.
> 

This looks good.  I have been using CE since my free upgrade period on 
Ultraedit expired in Dec '02.

The one thing I would love to see is Lua scripting in my editor.  Things 
would be so much easier to customize.

-DavidM
April 29, 2006
Re: Emerald Editor
David Medlock wrote:
> Derek Parnell wrote:
> 
>> There is a new project starting up to build a clone of the popular 
>> Crimson
>> Editor. This is being run by enthusiasts of CE who are afraid of it dying
>> (as the original developer seems to have vanished).
>>
>> Anyhow, I've decided to hang about the project because I use CE all the
>> time and have done for many years now. I put it to the project team that
>> they might like to have a look at D for the development language. Here is
>> the thread for it ...
>>
>>   http://www.emeraldeditor.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=27
>>
>> It has had some interesting feedback so far.
>>
> 
> This looks good.  I have been using CE since my free upgrade period on 
> Ultraedit expired in Dec '02.
> 
> The one thing I would love to see is Lua scripting in my editor.  Things 
> would be so much easier to customize.
> 
> -DavidM

Ever try SciTE?  Head on over to http://www.scintilla.org/ for it.  It's 
integrated with Lua and all the configuration is done with that.  I love 
its simplicity and ease of use.  I just wish it had the CTRL-click to 
select word feature I love from MSVS so much.

-- 
Regards,
James Dunne
April 30, 2006
Re: Emerald Editor
What about Notepad++. I find it much better than CE! And it is OpenSource
April 30, 2006
Re: Emerald Editor
On Mon, 01 May 2006 01:44:57 +1000, Cris <central_p@hotmail.com> wrote:

> What about Notepad++. I find it much better than CE! And it is OpenSource

Is there any D language syntax support?

-- 
Derek Parnell
Melbourne, Australia
May 01, 2006
Re: Emerald Editor
> Is there any D language syntax support?

No, but it should be possible to add.
May 01, 2006
Re: Emerald Editor
James Dunne wrote:
> David Medlock wrote:
> 
>> Derek Parnell wrote:
>>
>>> There is a new project starting up to build a clone of the popular 
>>> Crimson
>>> Editor. This is being run by enthusiasts of CE who are afraid of it 
>>> dying
>>> (as the original developer seems to have vanished).
>>>
>>> Anyhow, I've decided to hang about the project because I use CE all the
>>> time and have done for many years now. I put it to the project team that
>>> they might like to have a look at D for the development language. 
>>> Here is
>>> the thread for it ...
>>>
>>>   http://www.emeraldeditor.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=27
>>>
>>> It has had some interesting feedback so far.
>>>
>>
>> This looks good.  I have been using CE since my free upgrade period on 
>> Ultraedit expired in Dec '02.
>>
>> The one thing I would love to see is Lua scripting in my editor.  
>> Things would be so much easier to customize.
>>
>> -DavidM
> 
> 
> Ever try SciTE?  Head on over to http://www.scintilla.org/ for it.  It's 
> integrated with Lua and all the configuration is done with that.  I love 
> its simplicity and ease of use.  I just wish it had the CTRL-click to 
> select word feature I love from MSVS so much.
> 
I will check it out, thanks James.

-DavidM
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