[erlang-questions] erlang emacs mode question

Dave Peticolas <>
Thu Dec 17 03:38:47 CET 2009


Will do. I'll take a look and see what else might be moved into the
main mode and send you some patches.

Dan Gudmundsson wrote:
> 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.
> 
> /Dan
> 
> 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.
>>
>> thanks,
>> dave
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>>
>>> 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
>>>> --------------------- May the Snow be with you --------
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>>>>
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