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View Poll Results: Editor of the Year
vi/vim 370 38.30%
emacs 123 12.73%
jEdit 120 12.42%
nano 53 5.49%
pico 42 4.35%
Kate 132 13.66%
gedit 72 7.45%
Nedit 26 2.69%
joe 25 2.59%
mcedit 3 0.31%
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Old 11-15-2003, 01:38 PM   #1
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Editor of the Year


This one is always fun
 
Old 11-15-2003, 03:38 PM   #2
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Nedit!
 
Old 11-15-2003, 03:59 PM   #3
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Bluefish is missing
 
Old 11-15-2003, 04:50 PM   #4
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WHAT!! emacs is second!!!

Misel:http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=116384
 
Old 11-15-2003, 05:13 PM   #5
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joe's missing...
 
Old 11-15-2003, 06:36 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by Misel
Bluefish is missing
This more along the lines of regular text editors. Bluefish is aimed to be more of a HTML type editor.

Regards.
 
Old 11-15-2003, 07:10 PM   #7
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Thumbs up

Vim hands down.
 
Old 11-15-2003, 09:12 PM   #8
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What!!! Emacs got a vote!!!

Sorry, just couldn't resist.

Vim

Last edited by flyfishin; 11-17-2003 at 10:18 AM.
 
Old 11-15-2003, 09:28 PM   #9
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Emacs definitely suits my style best. No need for commands to insert text. More features than I can comprehend at this point in our relationship
 
Old 11-15-2003, 09:29 PM   #10
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it's about emacs finally got crushed
 
Old 11-16-2003, 05:26 AM   #11
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I'm still really frustrated with editors, which is the most freaking important upper-level app on the box. In console, I tend to use joe unless I'm in mc and just hit F3/4 and I usually use nedit in X. I'm not sure if I'm supposed to vote for what I use or what I think is the best. I voted for nedit because I probably use it most and it's pretty good, but I *want* to use vim in both environments if I could just get the hang of it. Maybe next year.
 
Old 11-16-2003, 10:15 AM   #12
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I know that polls regarding editors are very hard for the organiser/mods and very sensitive for the participants/voters ... But I still have to nitpick here.

At the very least, you should break this category further...
Command Line Editors
X-based/GUI Editors

And another thing, categorising jEdit as a mere text-editor, is over-simplification... I'd say it's more towards an open-ended general purpose IDE/editor... And would be better compared with apps like Eclipse or Quanta.

But, this is just my opinion
 
Old 11-16-2003, 05:09 PM   #13
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vim in command line, gedit in GUI. i use gedit about 60% to vim 40, so i voted for gedit.
 
Old 11-16-2003, 08:18 PM   #14
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i use vim 100%, it is very strong text editor which very best performance
 
Old 11-16-2003, 08:27 PM   #15
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Kate

Kate gets my vote. A strong text editor, with all the benefits of emacs but without the hassle. vim, would be my second choice as my CLI editor.
 
  


 


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