[clug] Tame Linux perl editor

Drew Parsons Drew.Parsons at anu.edu.au
Wed Jan 19 00:52:41 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-01-17 at 14:33 +1100, Michael James wrote:
> What is the best way for naive users to remotely edit perl code?
> Situation:		They are SSHed into a remote Linux box.
> Possibly:		They can invoke X apps. (See previous posting)
> Bonus points:	Syntax highlighting, IDE.
> Some possibilities:
> Vi, vim?
> 	What I use, but will send my class running screaming for the hills.
> Emacs?
> 	Need an editor not an OS, sends me running screaming for the hills.

I like using jed as a small, fast emacs substitute (for the console)
when I don't need the full power of emacs.  It's got syntax highlighting


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