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From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: developers developers developers
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 14:32:48 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Bertalan Fodor (LilyPondTool)" <address@hidden> writes:

>         Perhaps even the development platform should be changed here
>         and there to make sure there are good tools to use.
>     One thing I have learnt in the past: it is mostly pointless to try
>     supporting a platform that is not your own choice.  If others are
>     passionate enough about it, they will do a better job than you can.
>     Lilypond is a batch processing system.  You can use whatever editor you
>     like with it.  If there are people who like Emacs, that does not change
>     Lilypond to the better or worse.
> I'm talking about developer tools. For example, some months ago I got
> the advice to use "grep" to browse LilyPond source code.

So what?  If you have a better tool, by all means use it.  Emacs does a
pretty good job for me, but you can use whatever you want and/or are
comfortable with.

David Kastrup

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