Matt wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Jul 2001, Sean Chittenden wrote:
> 
> > > |	Not to start an editor war or flamage, but is there another 
> > > |editor that you use that is very ruby friendly that you would recommend?  
> > > 
> > > Emacs.  I even wrote ruby-mode.el to make it friendly to Ruby.
> > > I've heard some other editors have ruby mode too (JED for exmaple).
> > 
> > 	Alright, groovy: my perception of the world is still intact.  
> > It sounded like there was another editor that you prefered instead of
> > emacs.  -sc
> 
> Well, I use vim for everything, myself. I don't know how its Ruby mode stands up to emacs, though. I just can't grasp a lot of things about emacs, myself. (And I'm not sure there's a version for my primary "do stuff machine" at home. It's a Mac Quadra running System 7.5.5... ;)
> 
> Vim is nice and quick and I really like its automatic syntax for most languages. And it *seems* to do a decent job highlighting the simple Ruby I've done so far... (So far == this past week.)

Vim 6 has automatic indentation while you are writing. 
I am not sure if it is possible to later reindent a source code.

I use Vim for example to convert Ruby (and other languages) sourcecode to HTML. 
The result looks great. I've never seen better output.

Regards,

  Michael

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