Subject: Re: Why do I get error messages when using tabs?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 03:12:49 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Thomas F. Burdick <> wrote:
| On Aug 12, 4:18 am, (Rob Warnock) wrote:
| > Now, it is also true that it's far easier to code good Lisp if one's
| > editor has at least these three capabilities:
| > 1. Simple auto-indentation to the same level as the previous line...
| > 2. The ability to shift groups of lines back & forth ...
| > 3. Parentheses-matching, that is, will blink or otherwise show
| >    you the matching open parenthesis when you type a closing one...
| Leaving, what ... the various Emacs-like editors and
| (re)implementations of Vi?

Certainly those two, but it's not unimaginable that there are
a bunch of other editors running on, say, Windows or the Mac
[neither of which I use, so I don't know what's available there
and what's not] that have at least those these three capabilities.


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