[Haskell-cafe] IDE?

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Mon Jun 18 13:26:29 EDT 2007

David House wrote:
> Andrew Coppin writes:
>  > The only ones I managed to actually edit files with are Nano and Pico. 
>  > But given the choice, I'd *much* rather use KWrite. (Or Kate if I really 
>  > have to.)
> Despite it exhibing virtually none of your own aforementioned IDE features?

KWrite and/or Kate are almost always installed when you play with 
somebody's Linux box. Emacs virtually never is.

> Emacs may be hard to get used to, but its power makes it worth it. Give it a
> fair try over a weekend or so, count the experience as gaining a life skill.

I've heard a lot of people say that learning Lisp will "make you a 
better programmer forever". Personally, I think Lisp is an ugly 
language... Much prefer Haskell. ;-)

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