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On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 3:53 AM, Gary V. Vaughan <> wrote:
> to re-architect the whole thing, given lessons learned so far.  Reuben once
> suggested that it would be really nice to have an editor building kit that
> provided many of the algorithms (e.g. gap-buffer maintenance) and structures
> (e.g. syntax highlighting) that are reimplemented over and over by editor
> developers,

That does seem like a good goal!

> Perhaps because I am in the terminal most of the time, I prefer an editor
> that runs there.

textadept-curses works rather nicely, although it's obviously less
self-explaining than the GTK version, which I used as a cheat sheet ;)

My favourite little curses editor hasn't actually been formally
released; it's dit by Hisham of LuaRocks fame. He is
characteristically modest about it, wanting to get UTF-8 support
before he starts popularizing it.  TIny and fast with sensible key

steve d.