Dreamweaver Extension & Jext Module (was: Re: [ic] checkout expiration date problems)
Wed, 28 Feb 2001 20:11:20 -0500
Quoting Dan B (email@example.com):
> At 09:14 AM 2/28/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> > > > Mike, what is the status of the Dreamweaver module to deal with IC tags
> > > > that was discussed a while back? Ron Phipps thought that someone from
> > > > Akopia was working on them (in msg00282).
> >I know Dreamweaver pretty well, but very new to Interchange. What kind of
> >tags need to be supported in Dreamweaver?
> I wouldn't say any tags *need* to be supported, but it sure would be
> nice. By supported, I mean color-coding and formatting (much like HTML is
> color-coded and formatted now). Would anyone be willing to volunteer to
> develop this?
That is one part, and the other part was to be some tag insertion
stuff, like a table menu look-alike for loop/item-list/search-list
which would generate a template like:
and understand that the item-list needed to be carried around with it; and/or
some tag inserters that would do templates with the proper attribute
One thing I am struggling with is just a definition of the feature
set needed. If someone did that type of marketing requirements work
for me, I could do quite a bit of the coding as I am getting better
> In a related vein, the lead developer of Jext (http://www.jext.org), Romain
> Guy, graciously volunteered to write a module to parse/colorize/format
> interchange tags after I asked him about it. I'm not sure when he'll be
> done with it though.
> FYI, Jext is a powerful 100% pure Java programmer's text editor. Mainly
> written for programmers, Jext was designed from the ground up to suit your
> needs. From beginner to skilled coder, everyone should find what they need
> in this editor. Jext is a lightweight, yet fully featured, software which
> will help you in almost any circumstance as it provides an open
> architecture and a lot of many different possibilities to manipulate text
> of any kind: source code, letters, etc..
> (It's better than vi OR emacs).
But certainly not better than....OK, no editor holy wars. 8-)
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