Editor to program in C

Armin Moradi amoradi at fedoraproject.org
Sun Apr 12 11:42:31 UTC 2009

On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 7:21 PM, Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> wrote:
> Paul Smith wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I am starting to learn how to program in C, and I am looking for a
>> proper editor for that. Do you recommend Kate to me? Or is there
>> something better?
> This is like women or beers, you will know the one you love at first
> encounter, and all others will leave you vaguely unsatisfied.
> I've been maintaining my own version of microemacs for 20+ years, because
> the original author wouldn't accept my patch for a bug. Since then I have
> posted it to a zillion OS's (including MULTICS and VMS) and added perl mode,
> taught it to take a plain text and make it a blog post, and converted half
> of the documentation from script to groff (at which point no one else was
> still using it so I quit).
> Also like women and beer, while you're trying one after the other to see
> which one is right for you, even the bad ones can be interesting. ;-)
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> Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
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> the machinations of the wicked."  - from Slashdot
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Hahahaha good analogy!! :)

Armin Moradi

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