I been using jedit for several years now because it is a very
powerful (plugins galore) point-n-click editor and is
cross-platform (wherever a java is available).

--- Brock Weaver <brockweaver / gmail.com> wrote:

> I apologize for the cross-post, but I thought it would spur a
> good
> discussion on both lists.
> 
> I'm looking for a good editor for doing ruby / rails
> development. 
> Here's my requirements:
> 
> *  Cross platform.  I spend days on XP and nights on Suse,
> with occassional OS X
> *  Multiple Document Interface.  SciTe's single doc interface
> just won't do
> *  Debugging = not needed.  Just a good editor
> *  FreeRIDE = no go.  Doesn't respect my mouse speed
> *  Emacs = no go.  I'm a vi guy, but not for this situation
> *  Teh snappy.  Startup time doesn't matter, text editing
> does
> 
> What I'd really like is something like the windows-only
> TextPad
> application for linux.
> 
> I've been leaning towards Eclipse, but haven't tried it out
> yet -- any
> ruby / rails plugins for it?
> 
> tia
> 
> -- 
> Brock Weaver
> [OBC]Technique
> 
> 



		
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