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Re: Greetings



On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 10:06:43PM -0600, Chris Ricker wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Tammy Fox wrote:
> 
> > > I am not an Emacs person but I am comfortable writing XML longhand. Any
> > > suggestions there?
> > > 
> > 
> > I don't want to force Emacs on you, but I would encourage you to give
> > it a try just for the psgml mode. The Documentation Guide explains
> > some of the benefits including giving you a valid list of tags at a
> > given location, tag completion, properly indentation, and
> > justification. If everyone uses the same tools, it is easier for
> > everyone to work on them.
> > 
> > If you just don't like it, maybe someone else can suggest a different
> > editor that will assist you at least a little more than a plain text
> > editor.
> 
> I've tried psgml before but never managed to force myself to get used to
> Emacs brain-deadness ;-). Instead, I use Vim for XML. There are some modes
> you can download for it which give you a lot of basic features (including
> all of the above), or it's fairly easy to add your own support for
> auto-closing tags and tag folding (which is about all I want in terms of
> XML-specific support). I've also seen a fair number of people doing XML in
> Kate, if you want something GUI and gvim's not your thing....
> 
> later,
> chris
> 
> 

Thanks for the suggestions Chris. If you want to write something up
about using Vim for XML editing, we could add it to the Documentation
Guide. I'm sure there are other people out there who don't want to use
Emacs as well.

Tammy




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