Android, OLPC, and native hosting
wad at laptop.org
Mon Dec 28 14:50:08 EST 2009
On Dec 28, 2009, at 1:53 PM, Paul Fox wrote:
> martin wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 7:25 PM, C. Scott Ananian
>> <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> j/k. ;-)
>> emacs is what I am using on both XO-1 and XO-1.5 so pretty good going
>> ;-) (Along with vim! Peace!)
>> Lots of people here want to claim we need Eclipse to have an
>> "IDE". Of
>> all the developers involved in the whole Linux
>> kernel+Fedora+Sugar+OLPC custom bits, the incidence of Eclipse usage
>> is vanishingly small.
>> You don't need Eclipse to create this software stack, and it is
>> clearly not particularly desirable or ideal for most of the
>> that actually built it.
> sure. but it's not the current developers that are at issue --
> almost by definition happy with the tools at hand. (did i really
> just say that? where's my 3D data structure visualizer when i
> need it??) it's the ability of kids to explore and learn about
> programming that we're talking about. never having used
> eclipse, i can't say its suitable. but it has to be more
> discoverable than vi, id-utils, and gdb.
Exactly why I wanted to see if it could be installed and used.
Emacs forever ! (although it has gotten huge....)
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