Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 03:50:13PM +0900, Tim X wrote:
>> Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com> writes:
>> 
>> >
>> > Isn't that what Smalltalk does?  It combines the language and the IDE in
>> > one convenient package.  I'm sure I've seen a couple other languages do
>> > the same sort of thing, but at the moment I'm drawing a blank on what
>> > they might have been, specifically.
>> >
>> > Anyway, I'd rather code Lisp in Vim any day of the week.
>> 
>> There have been some lisp dialects that combined the IDE with the language
>> similar to what smalltalk does. 
>> 
>> With respect to coding in lisp, the combination of emacs and SLIME is a very
>> nice environment. I believe there is also a project that is developing
>> integration with SWANK (the lisp side of the emacs/slime combination) to VI, so
>> that you can get a similar integration, but with VI as the front end
>> editor/driver
>
> If that's Vim, and not just vi, I'm sure I'll be all over it.
>
> -- 

Yes, I should have written vim - I'm pretty sure its vim (as opposed to other
'vi' clones). 

Tim

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