Markus Jais wrote:

> you could use gvim, which is a graphical version of vim
> ckeck out http://www.vim.org

gep, thats what im gonna do..
 
> or you could use (X)Emacs. a special ruby-mode comes with the ruby
> distribution in the directory "misc"

urg! ah no, thanks, i already have an operating system =)
 
> The new editor for KDE2 called Kate also supports Ruby

oh well, just the pure syntax highlighting, afaik.
 
> And the powderful Jedit (http://www.jedit.org) also support Ruby.
> the only problem is, that is does not run very fast, because it is written
> in Java using Swing.

im using that one currently, but i didnt make it to run ruby from inside 
the editor, and without that, an editor isnt worth that much.
the speed, however, isnt so much the issue, with 1.4 it runs reasonably 
fast, at least enough for serving as an editor =)

regards,

nick
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