[Coco] Software offer and Drive Pak solution
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Fri Sep 17 07:54:03 EDT 2010
On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Mark McDougall wrote:
> On 17/09/2010 10:15 AM, Aaron Wolfe wrote:
>> The Eclipse IDE is open, cross platform and designed to be extended in
>> just about every way. I don't know how far you've gone with the Phoenix
>> project, but have you considered making a module for Eclipse rather than
>> a whole new IDE? There could be many benefits, including less work for
> I suggested this a few days ago and was met with a resounding silence.
> To me, perhaps in my ignorance, it sounds like Roger is simply re-writing a
> cut-down version of Eclipse. I suspect it's more to do with him not being
> familiar with Eclipse, rather than it not being capable of doing what Phoenix
> can do. Eclipse was written specifically for this task, and there's no
> shortage of professional development tools, all with compilers, editors and
> debuggers, that are based on it.
> Having said that, I'm forced to use Eclipse on a daily basis at the moment
> and hate it with a passion. To be fair, that may be primarily the fault of
> the integrated tools I'm using it with, but I find it slow, bloated,
> confusing and ambiguous to configure, and buggy as hell. But that could just
> be the tool-chain crashing?!?
I haven't seen the bugginess, but I agree completely with the "..slow,
bloated, confusing and ambiguous.." dept. Way, way too many features and
not enough clarity for doing simple things.
However, I admit to being a coding neanderthal in some ways. My favorit
environment is emacs + gcc/g++ + gdb.
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