[wingide-users] Resons not to use Wing

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Mar 22 15:27:40 MDT 2007

Wingware Support wrote:
> Michael Foord wrote:
>> This email is meant to be constructive - sorry about the inflammatory 
>> title, I thought it might get your attention. ;-)
>> Today I paired with a colleague who normally uses Eclipse. As we were 
>> working on my machine we used Wing. At the end of the day he gave me 
>> a list of the things he finds frustrating about Wing, and why he 
>> won't switch (yet).
> Thanks for the list -- everything on it is a valid criticism and we 
> will do our best to use it to improve Wing.
> The only immediate quibble is smart indent, which is based on how 
> emacs implements smart indent and the reason not to indent if the line 
> is already indented is so the key always does the same things 
> regardless of where it is on the line or the prior state of the line.  
> We may need to create another behavior here.
Thanks for the response.

Making it an option would be fine - but ignoring explicit user input 
seems like an odd default. :-)

Plus I can never remember the key combination to do a 'real' indent / 
dedent. Can you remind me please ?

All the best,


> Cheers,
> John

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