[Haskell-cafe] Best text editor

Jules Bean jules at jellybean.co.uk
Tue Apr 14 04:24:11 EDT 2009

Michael Mossey wrote:
> I'm a beginner, but I'll chime in and say I use Emacs with haskell-mode. 
> It's auto-indentation is a bit complex in behavior which is unappealing 
> (I feel like I never know what it's going to do when I hit tab), but I 
> would be curious what someone with more experience feels about that.

Yes. Don't use it.

Use this:


(The message from Stefan appears to suggest this will be bundled with 
the next haskell-mode release - that's excellent news).

It is much more predictable - TAB always moves right to the next valid 
position, BACKSPACE always moves left.

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