[MonoDevelop] SourceEditor: ideas

Ben Motmans Ben Motmans <ben.motmans@gmail.com>
Wed, 2 Mar 2005 01:39:36 +0100

On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 18:46:32 -0500, John Luke <john.luke@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was just kind of cautioning you against confusing the base texteditor
> infrastucture with parsing/other related features that would likely be
> agnostic to an editor.  For example, C# 2 support is irrelevent here but
> easy access to the document structure for refactoring isn't (and
> something I agree we need).
i am merely trying to create a list of features, ... that need to be
taken into account when designing the editor, so i think all parts of
MD that are somehow linked to the source editor are worth mentioning
right now

the more things we can think of now, the more flexible the design can be

> Ok, I was just trying to help you in gathering information while
> recommending a course of action that is reasonable (i.e. where to look
> archives & code).  Much of this was previously discussed in some detail
> and some of us have already formed opinions on what is the best way to
> go.
> Keep in mind it is just my opinion after all.
last couple of weeks, i studied some parts of SD/MD and eclipse source
code, to see how things are done
if you have some more information about older discussions about the
source editor, please let me know

i really appreciate your feedback, keep it coming :)

-- Ben