[TxMt] Re: TextMate 2, I give it up

Timothy Reaves treaves at silverfieldstech.com
Tue Aug 5 13:56:19 UTC 2008

> Yes . . . please . . . when Allan gets the Alpha done he gets it done.
> Besides I have to ask the question.  If TextMate is so good (which it is)
> why is everyone so impatient for TM2?  Yes it will probably be better then
> TM1 and more scalable, but TM1 is great as is.
> If anything the bigger question would be for the windows users wondering
> when TM is going to be coming to there platform?  Besides E-text Editor
> which works pretty good.  But I was a little put out when they wanted to
> charge for a product that was still in Beta.
> --snip--

Because TextMate isn't that great.  It being a good (arguably the best) OS
X programmers editor doesn't mean it's great.  SlickEdit, if it was native
Cocoa instead of X, would be much, much better.

So those of use waiting for a version 2 hope that the many issues, both
visual and functional, with finally be fixed.  Then maybe it'll be a great

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