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expanding on philosphy

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-=head2  Short Explanation
+=head2  Explanation
+The main idea is verly perlish:
+be friendly to the starter and the expert at same time and build
+an approachable path between both states without giant gaps.
+Starter need something like a notepad or textfield in the browser
+with sane defaults that make most explanations superlfluous.
+Experts want power to do more with less, change quickly between proven presets
+and tweak their tools for the current task.
+Beside that two categories people are very different
+and a tool they spend so much time with should look and behave exactly
+how they prefer for maximal joy and productivity.
+Even thatswhy every feature should be optional, configurable and extendible.
+But there has to be a common ground - some simple rules,
+that can guide you everywhere so you need much less documentation.
+We dont try push every function into plugins but tend more towards a thicker
+core, which parts are well tuned to act together.
+This will not only give a better user experience,
+but also helps code reuse and leads to a smaller, faster and safer program.
+And with todays VCS like hg (what we use) or git you already have
+decoupled development and a much lesser need for separation in that field,
+than with centralized version control systems.
+Nevertheless in case you want to add completely new features, we support plugins
+with a wide API and if you brave enough: call every functon the program has.
+Thats possible because plugins are written in same language as the app.
+To have less visual clutter and reduce the amount of the extentions,
+we look at what greater purpose serve several parts like shell extention and
+compiler-output and vi-like commands and created one place to communicate
+with whatever, called IO unit. And surely you can extend it for speaking
+to your favorite tool too.
+Talking with the outside world is important because often you have to to
+solve your task and we just can't rebuilt any important software,
+but prefer to concentrate at what were good at - writing a fast yet powerful editor.
+At a core an editor is a control center for information.
+The infos should be sucked from any source, transformed and stored,
+so you can find it easily - no matter if you want to write a program,
+tweak the configs on a server or push a command to your OS.
+For that reason we plan for a mighty snippet library, that not only holds
+chunks of text to be inserted in you current document.
+These snippets can also be executed by any software e.g. as shell scripts,
+web pages or Kephra macros.
 =head2  Long Explanation