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Re: python.el fixes for Emacs 22

From: Ken Manheimer
Subject: Re: python.el fixes for Emacs 22
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 12:57:37 -0500

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 7:08 PM, Leo <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 2008-02-15 00:01 +0000, Nick Roberts wrote:

>  >  > >     Maybe most users are using the python-mode.el that is not 
> included in
>  >  > >     Emacs. It seems to have more features than the default python.el.
>  >
>  > This appears to be just speculation.
>  That's why I started the sentence with 'maybe'.

the speculation is accurate in my case, and i know several other
python coders who retain copies of python-mode.el, if only for pdb
tracking.  unfortunately, besides this particular feature, i can't
tell you what else i'm missing and getting from python-mode.el versus

> [...]

>  >  > > If not, let's look at it now (not for 22.2).
>  >
>  > Apart from Ken Manheimer, I have the impression that the developers of
>  > python-mode.el have a preference towards XEmacs and aren't interested in
>  > assigning copyright to FSF.
>  This is true. It is probably not worth the trouble, particularly there
>  are tons of python editors that are far superior than Emacs. To name
>  one, SciTE.

aargh!  why would you say that?  being someone who likes using emacs
and python coding, i'm hoping that attitude doesn't mean we settle for
less than we ought for coding python with emacs!

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