[erlang-questions] erlang emacs mode question

Dale Harvey <>
Tue Dec 15 19:13:12 CET 2009


while people are mentioning feature requests, I would love to be able to
make
-spec( not quite as visually distracting/prominent as they are now

but thanks for the work, Ive been using erlware mode for a while now, would
love to see it get folder back in to core erlang

2009/12/15 Logan, Martin <>

> :-)  Well I am glad that the regular mode benefited from it.  The thanks
> for the Erlware mode really goes out to Dave Peticolas who owns it and
> maintains it quite well. He has added quite a lot of new support for things
> like flymake and a bunch of other cool stuff which does not spring to mind
> right now.
>
> Perhaps there is a way we can collaborate more actively now with Erlang up
> on github as you say.
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
> P.S I will take that "owe me one" in the form of a beer next year at EUC
> ;-)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Gudmundsson [mailto:]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:32 AM
> To: Logan, Martin
> Cc: 
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] erlang emacs mode question
>
> Hi Martin
>
> I guess you haven't tested the new erlang mode either :-)
> or have you incorporated the fixes we have done?
>
> I used the erlware version myself before Kenneth hit me hard and told
> me to fix our version and apply the patches we had received.
>
> The one thing I miss is the edoc skeltons which you have and that you broke
> out the skeletons to a separate file.
> I don't use distel either so maybe your variant works better with that.
>
> But I have "stolen" some of the fixes you had and done many more and added
> several large patches from Anders Dahlin and Tomas Abrahamsson into
> which I think
> is a better version.
>
> Hopefully now with erlang on github we can join our efforts again, so
> that we can
> get the best of the two things. I know that our support of the emacs
> mode havn't been
> the best and when time is tight the emacs mode get down prioritized.
> It will probably happen again but now with erlang on github available
> it should be easier to
> apply the improvements the community makes.
>
> Cheers (I think I owe you one)
> /Dan
>
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Logan, Martin <>
> wrote:
> > BTW,  the erlware erlang mode "erlware-mode" is much better than the
> erlang
> > mode.  Many bugs have been fixed and the skeletons are all edoc'd.  It
> has
> > been well maintained for over 2 years and is now way ahead IMHO.  You can
> > find it at erlware.org or over at the google code site
> > code.google.com/p/erlware-mode
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Martin
> >
> >
> > On 12/14/09 10:36 AM, "Göran Båge" <> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks Dan,
> >
> > Yes it worked in R13B03, adding '%% ' and removing '%% '. Just my kind
> > of timing bringing it up just when it was fixed, it's been bugging me for
> > quite some time before I got around to asking:-). We are very slow
> > moving to new releases as we have long lived products running out there,
> > we still have some R9 based ones and I've not run R13 before, just
> installed
> > it as a matter of fact.
> >
> > Cheers
> > --Göran
> >
> > Dan Gudmundsson wrote:
> >> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 4:56 PM, Göran Båge<>
> >>  wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> Is there a reason why the erlang emacs mode treats comment (^C^C) and
> >>> un-comment
> >>> (^C^U) asymmetrical, comment adds '%% ' and uncomment removes '%'.
> Pretty
> >>> annoying if you ask me (but who would even think of doing that :-). It
> >>> used
> >>> to work by adding only '%' earlier (maybe very much earlier like in R9
> or
> >>> so).
> >>
> >> Have you tried the latest erlang mode, on github or in R13B03?
> >>
> >> Both ^U^C^C and ^C^U works for me.
> >>
> >> /Dan
> >> PS: There are a lot of changes in the latest release of the erlang emacs
> >> mode,
> >>         so if we broke something please report or even better post a
> >> patch.
> >
> > --
> > -- Goran
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