Alexander Kellett wrote:
> (privmsg as at work)
> 
> On Mar 1, 2005, at 4:08 PM, Laurent Julliard wrote:
> 
>> Integrated debugger and script runner, easy to navigate Class 
>> browser... and soon (in 0.9.4) the integrated Ruby documentation which 
>> will allow you to get instant help on any class or method definition 
>> you are typing in the editor. I am already addicted to it... :-)
> 
> 
> i'm interested in this. how can i download the version in which this is 
> possible?

You can get it from CVS directly. Go to 
http://rubyforge.org/scm/?group_id=31 and follwo th instruction


> does it have a good cocoa frontend or at least pluggable frontends? i'd 
> be possibly
> interested in making a qtruby4 frontend.

On MacOSX it runs with the X Window server. It's a native Cocoa interface.
> 
>> If only I had more contributors to FreeRIDE, customizable key-bindings 
>> would have been done long ago. There is however a limitation in the 
>> Scintilla editor that command keys can only be one key. Emacs uses a 
>> lot of double key commands which Scintilla does not support.
> 
> 
> can the raw key events be caught and translated instead?
> is the editor component pluggable? are the api's in freeride
> scintilla specific or could an alternative editor frontend and
> main frontend be plugged in?
> 

Right now there is no abstraction layer for the editor it's direclty 
plugged in Scintilla


> i'd like to make ruvi a component for freeride if possible.
> there's no way that i'll find enough time to work on ruvi seriously
> in the future and there's a lot of work in aeditor and freeride
> and ruvi that i'd really love to reuse to make a kick ass
> vim oriented ide with good documentation / irb integration
> 
>> Want to join and make a difference ?
> 
> 
> i'd *really* like to, tho i'm already very busy with other stuff, thusly 
> please excuse
> me for the questions that i could likely answer for myself given some 
> more time...
> hope you can don't mind :)
> 
> Alex
> 


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