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Re: Fedora 12: Emacs is not for software development



On Mon, 2009-11-30 at 11:26 -0500, Casey Dahlin wrote:
> On 11/28/2009 10:23 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Debayan Banerjee wrote:
> >> Well one does need an editor for development. Assuming vim and emacs
> >> have roughly equal user bases, chosing emacs over vim for the
> >> distribution shows Fedora packagers' personal preference too. I guess
> >> both vim and emacs should be available.
> > 
> > Both vim and Emacs are obsolescent and hard to use. Kate FTW!
> > 
> >         Kevin Kofler
> > 
> 
> On the contrary, they're both quite easy to use. They're just hard to learn. This is intentional. If you're smart enough to use a real man's editor then you're smart enough to send patches to other real men who are writing real men's software. We don't actually want just /anyone/ writing code, do we? (well, Java people do, but its impossible to do anything useful in Java anyway. That's why you need a gigantic resource-intensive IDE to do everything for you).
> 
> --CJD
> 

I guess all the female hackers are just SOL?

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