[ILUG] CVS and Patch and Editors
waider at waider.ie
Tue Oct 29 15:31:07 GMT 2002
On October 29, kevin+dated+1036337040.1ab1b3 at ie.suberic.net said:
> i joke about editor wars a lot, but i was thinking it would be neat to
> see a map of editors and how they related. both in terms of inspiration
> and code sharing. for instance i think vi was built on ex which was built
> on ed. emacs was inspired by something... teco? pico has wordstar-like
> bindings iirc (as did the editor that came with turbo pascal).
TECO -> Emacs (the original collection of TECO (E)diting (Mac)ro(s))
-> Emacs (the entertaining collection of C-that-looks-like-lisp
There's a map somewhere out there of all the emacs versions and their
lineage, covering Gosmacs, MULE, Epoch, XEmacs, Microemacs, and
anything else that was spawned from the same codebase/mindset
(Microemacs is a from-scratch build using its own macro language, as I
waider at waider.ie / Yes, it /is/ very personal of me.
HTML is the computer equivalent of running over a page of text with a few
coloured pens, some nice pictures and some glue.
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