> Hello Simon,
> Tuesday, August 12, 2003, 10:44:49 PM, you wrote:
> SS> also IntelliJ-Idea has many nice features which I hope
> AEditor will get.
> SS> [url]http://www.intellij.com/idea/[/url]
> SS> examples of its features [ripped from intelliJ's feature list]:
> SS> * rename method, The renaming functionality allows you to rename any
> SS> package, class, method or variable and automatically finds
> and corrects
> SS> all references to it.
> SS> * Moving classes and packages with reference correction.
> SS> * extract method, Select a block of code and invoke Extract Method to
> SS> turn it into a method. It will automatically yze the code to
> SS> detect which variables of the original method must be passed to the
> SS> extracted method as parameters.
> SS> * etc.. 30 refactoring operations ..
> SS> If we had an IDE for Ruby with such features... wow.
> SS> I will do my best in order to create such refactoring tools for ruby.
> Have you ever spend more then a few minutes to think about the
> problems with refactoring in script languages and especially with
> ruby ?
> I guess you didn't.
> The fexibility of languages like ruby makes it impossible to ever
> write something like intellij. And it is not a pr problem. I can
> write a full ruby pr in a weekend, but this would give me no clue
> about the behaviour.