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Re: Emacs as a C Programming IDE Configuration?


From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Emacs as a C Programming IDE Configuration?
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 09:50:04 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 21 May 2011 23:27:58 +0000 (UTC) address@hidden (David Combs) wrote: 

DC> In article <address@hidden>,
DC> Ted Zlatanov  <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Let's not forget eshell, the Adventure shell, and zsh.

DC> I tried eshell once, never quite got what the advantages
DC> were.  

It runs Emacs Lisp.

DC> Adventure shell: never heard of it -- from a bit of googling it
DC> seems that you do shell commands as part of playing a GAME?  When
DC> I'm trying to get something *done*?  Can someone please elaborate a
DC> bit?  Thanks.

Heh heh.  I see you didn't spend half your college years playing Nethack.

DC> So what's wrong with tcsh, with tons of aliases?  Seems pretty
DC> optimum to me!  (But am very willing to be educated on alternatives,
DC> as long as I can understand the true advantages.)

tcsh is not terrible, but once you try zsh, especially its completion
mechanism, any other shell seems underpowered.  zmv is very nice, too (a
built-in mass renaming mechanism).

Ted


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