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e is a Collaborative Text Editor for Windows
The minimalistest text editor.

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Author: e-texteditor
Homepage: https://github.com/etexteditor/e
Family: IDEFamily
Platform: Windows
License: BSD License (Open source as of 04/03/09 Linux version free, Windows shareware)
Author: Peter Sussman
Homepage: https://github.com/the8thbit/e
Family: none?
Platform: UNIX
License: GNU AGPL v. 3+

Changed: 9c9
Development has ceased, and the last update on github is 3 years old
Weighing in at about half the memory footprint of ed, e is the most minimalist text editor I am aware of. This is achieved through its ridiculously minimalist feature set. e has no output, and only takes four commands: save (ctrl+d), close (ctrl+f), seek left (ctrl+j), and seek right (ctrl+k). e only takes one command-line argument, the path of the file you want to edit. Part of my goal in writing e was to distil the concept of a text editor down to its bare minimum, where removing any functionality would change the fundamental nature of the software. Because of the heavy reliance on UNIX system APIs, e will only compile and run on UNIX and UNIX-like systems.

Removed: 11,26d10
The primary goal of e has been to explore what would be possible if revision control was an integrated part of the editing experience. Giving you live revision history and making collaboration effortless (even when people work asynchronously).

Screenshot:
https://sites.google.com/site/texteditors/Home/files/e-texteditor-65129-3.jpeg

Obviously it also has all the features you expect of a modern text editor:

* Tabbed editing
* Syntax highlighing
* Unicode & local encodings
* Column selection & editing
* Visual Undo History
* Incremental Search & Replace



The e texteditor now support TextMate bundles. See: http://e-texteditor.com/blog/2006/textmate_on_windows

The minimalistest text editor.

 Author:   Peter Sussman
 Homepage: https://github.com/the8thbit/e
 Family:   none?
 Platform: UNIX 
 License:  GNU AGPL v. 3+

Weighing in at about half the memory footprint of ed, e is the most minimalist text editor I am aware of. This is achieved through its ridiculously minimalist feature set. e has no output, and only takes four commands: save (ctrl+d), close (ctrl+f), seek left (ctrl+j), and seek right (ctrl+k). e only takes one command-line argument, the path of the file you want to edit. Part of my goal in writing e was to distil the concept of a text editor down to its bare minimum, where removing any functionality would change the fundamental nature of the software. Because of the heavy reliance on UNIX system APIs, e will only compile and run on UNIX and UNIX-like systems.


The name "E" has been used for other text editors. The most notable of these E editors, perhaps, was initially distributed in 1984 from IBM's Research Division. Designed and written by ClarkMaurer?, who also originated the award winning and widely used SlickEdit programmers editor, E was a fast and flexible text editor that was initially most notable for handling very large files in DOS extended memory. Subsequent versions of E, including E2, E3, EOS2?, and [OS/2 Enhanced Editor]? included a powerful REXX?-like programming language that was used to develop early versions of syntax-directed editing, a capability that SlickEdit continues to be acclaimed for. If you liked that various members of the E editor family, you might want to try SlickEdit or other editors in the IbmEditorFamily, like X2 or PE..

Another E was actually Ecce, but was known as E because the early operating systems on which it ran generally used single-letter commands (like D for Delete, C for Compile, E for Edit, etc).


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