On Sun, 11 Feb 2018 16:12:34 -0800 (PST) HiPhish <hiph...@openmailbox.org> wrote:
> One large advantage DrRacket has is its graphics capabilities. That's somehing I would just have to discover. :-) > What's really cool about Neovim is that the developers have been de-crufting > Vim. For example, GUIs are now independent of the editor itself, you could > even use another editor like Atom and embed Neovim. In the past you would > have had to use a Vim emulator, which is usually a hit or miss, but now you > can just embed the real thing. Remote plugins I have already mentioned; in > Vim if you want to write plugins in another language you have to re-compile > Vim, with Neovim you just retrofit it. Then there is all the async stuff > which was the prime motivation for starting Neovim. I was still new to Vim > when I was getting really annoyed about things like syntax-checking always > blocking and I was considering switching to Emacs, but then I discovered > Neovim. I had tried tried several times with Emacs, but, for some strange reason, very soon I would experience some wrist pain and finally gave up on it. Otoh, it does never occur when using Vim...yes, I also have Neovim installed and start using/learning it, but it is still light usage. My question was simply curiosity whether using non-Emacs editor is an obstacle 'forcing' me to choose some other language to tinker with. Of course, DrRacket is always a viable option, but I simply prefer not to 'change gears' (aka editors), if possible, when working. > Emacs is older than Neovim and I don't think anyone here on this mailing list > is using Neovim (except me) :-) > but people do use Emacs, so the Emacs-Racket ecosystem (and Lisp in general) > has had more time to mature. It will be a while before Racket support in > Neovim catches up with Emacs. Thank you very much for your input! Sincerely, Gour -- As a strong wind sweeps away a boat on the water, even one of the roaming senses on which the mind focuses can carry away a man's intelligence. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.