any suggestions to choose cool programs to edit files?

Michael A. Peters mpeters at
Sat Apr 29 04:52:40 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 22:01 -0400, Dan wrote:

> I use gedit for all my HTML, CSS, and PHP editing needs, once the file 
> has the proper extension (.html, .css, .php, etc) it comes up with very 
> excellent (though not flawless) syntax highlighting. Quick, easy, 
> universal. It's better to learn the coding than to let a frontend come 
> up with its own often messy code anyway.

I agree - that's why I use emacs + auctex for LaTeX and bluefish for
html. Both of them are text editors that (imho) happen to be better than
gedit for their respective purposes.

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