[erlang-questions] IDE: call for feedback

Bengt Kleberg bengt.kleberg@REDACTED
Fri Feb 14 09:52:44 CET 2014


Is there anything in those 500 open tickets that is a stand-alone
I use Acme, not Erlide, but it would be nice to help with any Erlide
tool/program that can also be used on its own.


On Fri, 2014-02-14 at 09:28 +0100, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> Hi all,
> This time I don't want to get into philosophical discussions, but to
> try to get some straight feedback.
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 6:22 AM, Richard A. O'Keefe <ok@REDACTED> wrote:
> >> - Lack of IDEs (that was your prime concern when you joined these lists)
> >
> > I bet the people who worked on Distel and ErlIDE,
> > amongst others, feel sick every time someone says there
> > is a lack of IDEs.
> Thank you for the appreciation, Richard!
> I can't speak about the developers for other IDEs (and there are
> several more, depending a bit on what one labels as IDE as opposed to
> "just some syntax support in an editor"), but I am working hard and
> doing my best to make erlide something that people will use and will
> want to use. I know we have users, so erlide can't be all wrong. They
> are however not as vocal as "the other team", so these discussions get
> a bit one-sided.
> To those that have tried erlide and found it inadequate: please let me
> know what you think is missing, what is bothering you about it,
> hopefully in not too vague terms (think: what kind of requirements
> would _you_ like to get?). You can answer at
> https://erlide.uservoice.com or as issues at
> https://github.com/erlide/erlide/issues (or here, but maybe not
> everybody is interested).
> To everybody else: if you have suggestions and ideas, please let me
> know about them.
> This is a much more constructive way of helping IDEs improve, by
> guiding us (all IDE developers) towards addressing the things that
> really matter to you.
> I am only one person working with this at the moment and there's a lot
> to do (currently there are around 500 open tickets), so not everybody
> will get an immediate answer, but I promise I do consider carefully
> all requests. It's not by far as fast as I (or you) would like, but
> it's going forward.
> Thank you very much in advance for your input and help!
> best regards,
> Vlad
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