[erlang-questions] erlang emacs mode question
Wed Dec 16 08:30:08 CET 2009
My plan was to fix the bugs that I could, and depend on the community
to add new cool stuff and fix the hard parts that I can't.
So please send patches/improvements and I promise to be more active
and give them some love.
On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 3:54 AM, Dave Peticolas <> wrote:
> I'm glad the default mode is now getting some love. Going forward,
> I think it would be best to combine efforts and avoid a separate
> fork if possible, it's just easier for everyone that way. It sounds
> like the main remaining difference is the skeletons? Is there any
> plan to roll the erlware skeletons into the main version? And did
> you also incorporate flymake support? That's really quite handy.
> Logan, Martin wrote:
>> :-) 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.
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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)
>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Logan, Martin <>
>>> BTW, the erlware erlang mode "erlware-mode" is much better than the
>>> mode. Many bugs have been fixed and the skeletons are all edoc'd. It
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> it as a matter of fact.
>>> Dan Gudmundsson wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 4:56 PM, Göran Båge<>
>>>>> Is there a reason why the erlang emacs mode treats comment (^C^C) and
>>>>> (^C^U) asymmetrical, comment adds '%% ' and uncomment removes '%'.
>>>>> annoying if you ask me (but who would even think of doing that :-). It
>>>>> to work by adding only '%' earlier (maybe very much earlier like in R9
>>>> Have you tried the latest erlang mode, on github or in R13B03?
>>>> Both ^U^C^C and ^C^U works for me.
>>>> PS: There are a lot of changes in the latest release of the erlang emacs
>>>> so if we broke something please report or even better post a
>>> -- Goran
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