Re: textadept 2.0 ideas/suggestions

From: mitchell <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 05:17:12 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Robert,

> 1) it would be nice if .ta_session was located within the same folder
> as textadept (so it can be kept on a usb-drive and shared among OSes),
> instead of keeping it in HOME or the Windows equivalent.

The '' takes a filename parameter. If none is
given, '~/.ta_session' is used by default. You can change the
parameter in 'init.lua'.

> 2) it would be even nicer if the folders were re-arranged so binaries
> were all in one spot and scripts in another, so I could keep a folder
> structure like:
> ta/
>    scripts/
>       core...
>    bin/
>       mac/
>       sol/
>       win/
> this way I could share my customized scripts among OSes, keeping them
> on my usb-drive

Agreed. Portability on Linux needs work. win32 has textadept.exe in
the ta folder. I'd like Linux to be the same way if possible.

Take care,
Received on Mon 29 Jun 2009 - 08:17:12 EDT

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