[IPython-dev] Ace versus CodeMirror

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Tue Jan 24 16:36:39 CST 2012


On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 1:45 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, I do think that if we stick with CM and try to make it work, we
> will end up better off.  Trying to manage the subtle issues in both
> editors will probably drive us crazy.  And I think CM woud work fine
> as an editor for .py files as well.

Great.

> I will try to adapt the full-window editing mode to CM.

Is it even needed?  I thought the reason for having that separate mode
was b/c Ace couldn't be dynamically sized like CM.  But since CM
adjusts dynamically to the cell size, and the browser already has a
scroll bar, I'm not sure I even see the need for the separate view at
all.

Cheers,

f


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