[erlang-questions] First Erlang experiences- not so good
Fri Sep 26 01:03:12 CEST 2008
ErlIDE was a bit crashy the last time I tried it (probably 6 months ago,
Are you using a recent version? How long have you used ErlIDE for? Do you
find it stable?
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 4:56 PM, Toby Thain <>wrote:
> On 25-Sep-08, at 4:15 PM, Tony Cappellini wrote:
> >> is well documented. The problem, as explained by Toby, is that the
> >> editor
> >> you are using is writing the file in UTF-16(probably) .
> > I did see his reply. I also had tried compiling the file I downloaded
> > without editing it, and had the same problem- or so I thought so.
> > It appears as though I did not overwrite the file i had edited by
> > hand, with the one I downloaded.
> > I've deleted thed edited file, and unzipped it from the downloaded
> > zip file.
> > It now compiles.
> >> It is very unusual to store source code for any programming
> >> language in
> >> UTF-16. What editor are you using?
> > I think when I typed in the example, I used Scintilla Text Editor,
> > which is just a very lightweight editor, that I use for quick edits.
> > For regular development I'll use Slick Edit, Wing IDE, or Codewrite
> Eclipse is also great. There is an Erlang environment.
> > I use Scintilla Text Editor daily for python, Windows batch files,
> > C/C++ and have no problems.
> > This is the first language I've worked with that is sensitive to the
> > encodings used.
> > I'll see if i can make it defualt to whatever Erlang requires.
> > Thanks
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