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Date: 2008-07-28 (17:26)
From: Pal-Kristian Engstad <pal_engstad@n...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] New Ocaml Plug-in for NetBeans
Richard Jones wrote:
> I'm sure you know why, but because (a) it's a huge amount of work and
> (b) the sort of people who can do the work already use emacs so they
> don't need it.
Actually, as a regular Emacs hacker myself, I checked out .NET's F# 
environment and I must confess that I was quite impressed. It is 
actually really neat. Instead of the usual edit, M-x compile, M-x 
next-error cycle, the code is compiled in the background creating 
"squigglies" under code that has errors. Using this and the 
Intelli-sense completion features is very nice and I wish we could have 
the equivalent under Emacs. (Of course, though those features still 
won't detract me from my everyday daily use of Emacs.) Perhaps some 
OCaml/Emacs hackers could work together on a system where emacs and the 
ocaml communicates better?



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Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA. Ph.: (310) 633-9112.

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