Editors (Was Phoenix.pm: Mac/Windows -> Unix line endings)
David.Warner at feddata.com
Fri Nov 5 15:16:17 CST 1999
Sorry, but I just couldn't resist! I have downloaded just about
every editor on the planet and tried it out on my systems and finally
settled on... VIM (http://www.vim.org), which stands for Vi IMproved. I
use it on my 386 laptop (running Linux), my main development box
(running NT Server) and my deployment servers (running HP-UX and
Solaris) - same keystrokes, same look and feel.
Its got syntax highlighting for everything imaginable. War
story: I was able to find and fix a problem in a 1.6MB Postscript file
in minutes because of the syntax highlighting.
Dave (finally back from Maryland) Warner
From: Pablo Velasquez [mailto:pablo at dosomething.org]
Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 2:53 PM
To: phoenix-pm-list at happyfunball.pm.org
Subject: RE: Phoenix.pm: Mac/Windows -> Unix line endings
This is a vaguely related tangent. I use a program called EditPlus which
has color syntax and many great features, like unlimited "undo". Very
I write my scripts on NT/test on NT(have a full duplicate system), then
just upload my files to the Linux box.
EditPlus is great for coding, at least I've found it to be. The color
coding templates, choose your own colors for different types of quoting,
variables, on and on. Unlimited "undo"... Also you get this nice panel
all your open scripts.
It's shareware, here is a link for info and download:
Well, just thought you might find it interesting.
At 01:11 PM 11/5/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Will Doug or someone please enlighten me. Does this mean
>that the output from programs such as dos2ux or dos2unix
>is unacceptable, or is this simply 'I'd rather do it myself'?
> -- Ron
>From: Douglas E. Miles [mailto:doug.miles at bpxinternet.com]
>Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 10:13 AM
>Subject: Phoenix.pm: Mac/Windows -> Unix line endings
>This is a little script that I use to convert Mac/Windows format files
>to Unix format:
>For a list of the ways which technology has failed
>to improve our quality of life, press 3.
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