Re: [code] New ctags module and language modules

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:50:43 -0500 (EST)

Hi Carlos,

On Tue, 3 Mar 2015, Carlos Pita wrote:

>> A tandem of python module and ctags module will solve the completion
> problem above, but neither of them will do it alone, except by replicating
> code. They address orthogonal concerns.
> To be emphatic here: I agree with your reasons to discontinue adeptsense.
> Just that what I'm proposing is far from a structured framework for
> autocompletion, but some minor, maybe trivial, refactoring. This wasn't
> that easy before you implemented the ctags module and me myself failed to
> get ot right. The python module would be free to use jedi, rope, ipython
> server, a custom client/server approach, whatever it fancies. But if it
> wants to use tags as the main or a fallback mechanism, it would be nice to
> avoid code duplication, to provide a coherent search path across modules,
> etc. So the ctags module comes into scene, although not along the ctags
> command itself but the tags format. Say later you decide to implement
> binary search or caching or to provide hooks for tag file recreating,
> whatever, it would be a free lunch for python&co.

I'm open to patches for the ctags module when you come up with something
better. Either that, or you can fork it and make it the standard :)


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