Re: textadept 2.0 ideas/suggestions

From: Vyacheslav Egorov <v.e.ego....at.gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 20:22:08 +0700

> this is probably one of the more trivial tasks yet, i've come up with a
> way to fork run.execute in the background and then back, using
> lua-posix, but it keeps crashing ta (so it only works in theory), would
> you be interested in debugging it?

Could you please share it with us?

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e.v.e
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 12:22 AM, M Rawash <mraw....at.gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, 2009-06-29 at 04:59 -0700, mitchell wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > > 1.* a lua or c++ implementation to get real-time output from
> run.execute
> > > (or at least fork it into another process, so it won't freeze ta)
> >
> > I believe this was brought up before, but I have yet to find a way to
> > do so. I'm open to patches!
>
> this is probably one of the more trivial tasks yet, i've come up with a
> way to fork run.execute in the background and then back, using
> lua-posix, but it keeps crashing ta (so it only works in theory), would
> you be interested in debugging it?
>
> also, i'll be checking out how SciTE does it, see if we can come up with
> something similar..
>
> > > 2.* either bring back the project manager, or create a better session
> > > management implementation
> >
> > You're welcome to grab it from an earlier ta release if you so desire,
> > but I'm not sure how stable it is. Define 'better session management'.
> > I think a lot of people disagree on this one ;)
>
> i already did :P, i've also improved it a bit, maybe we can provide it
> as an addon later? as for session management, i'd say simply finishing
> what you started
> (
> http://groups.google.com/group/textadept/browse_thread/thread/e53d01e717ba911c)
> will do for now, later you could introduce a designated (sub-)menu for
> managing sessions, allow more control/accessibility (can be discussed
> later)..
>
> > Block comments are currently defined in language modules, but can be
> > defined anywhere really. Take a look at 'modules/lua/commands.lua'.
>
> i found the block_comment() function in 'modules/textadpet/editing.lua',
> it seems to be using 'comment_strings' from the same file to get the
> right comment string, can't there be a way to make this work
> automatically? like reading the comment token from the current lexer
> then use it as the comment string?
>
> > The linux install really needs work for portability. I'll work on
> > this.
>
> i'd just like to stress on the importance of this one, as it could
> potentially put off many linux packagers.. should be fairly easy to do
> however, tell me if you need a hand..
>
> > > 6.* a LaTeX/TeX module, that allows building and previewing documents
> > > among other things
> >
> > I have no experience with such things so a user-written module
> > contribution would be best.
>
> fine, i'll start working on a TeX module as soon as i can.
>
> > > 10.* pm interface should be available to modules, so you can, for
> > > example, load special browsers per module
> >
> > How is this not possible? What implementation are you looking for?
>
> ah, yes, i forgot i already done something similar, my only complaint is
> that there should be more reusable code, otherwise disregard this
> suggestion :)
>
> thanks,
> M Rawash
>
>
> >
>
Received on Tue 30 Jun 2009 - 09:22:08 EDT

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