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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 14:19:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Eric M. Ludlam" <address@hidden> writes:

> On 07/13/2010 04:32 AM, Tom wrote:
>> Since we don't have a killer feature which would attract new
>> users like perfect code assist (context aware completion, instant
>> display of documentation of elements, live indication of syntax
>> errors, etc.) out of the box with near-zero configuration, we
> Enabling the CEDET code completion stuff "by default" would come
> pretty close.  I know lots of folks complain about CEDET being hard to
> figure out or configure.  On GNU systems with projects written in
> Automake, however, it self configures most of the complicated stuff,
> and will do a good job with completion in C and C++ and a few other
> languages.
> CEDET is also now a part of Emacs.  Why not configure CEDET to be on,
> use it for a while, and instead of turning it off because of some
> glitch you don't like, fix the little things that confused you or were
> hard. That would take less time than reading this thread.
> One of the things I was most surprised by was that when CEDET was
> integrated into Emacs, only 2 people tried it and reported anything
> from this list.  I fixed those things too.  Now this list is posting
> things that effectively pretend CEDET doesn't exist.  What's up with
> that?

I too find this annoying. CEDET is the infrastructure we have. Now we
should polish it a bit so its easier to set up.

> Eric
Joakim Verona

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