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Date: 2008-07-28 (19:25)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] New Ocaml Plug-in for NetBeans
On Monday 28 July 2008 18:25:32 Pal-Kristian Engstad wrote:
> 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?


On a related note: what would people recommend as a good OCaml source code 
editor under Linux for someone who finds Emacs too archaic and Eclipse too 

Are there any other editors with type throwback (and maybe even error 

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.