General Information =================== medit is a GTK text editor. Started as an editor component of GGAP (http://ggap.sourceforge.net/), it grew up to a real full-featured text editor. medit is free software, released under GNU GPL license. See COPYING file in this distribution for complete text of the license. Portions of code are licensed under GNU LGPL license. See COPYING.lib file for the text of this license. Files released under LGPL have special notes about the license as appropriate. The web site is: http://mooedit.sourcefoge.net/ releases are located at: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=167563 Installation ============ See INSTALL file in this distribution. Bug reports and contact ======================= Report bugs and file feature requests in medit bug base at http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=167563&atid=843451 . You can also send email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you don't feel like using bug base, or have any questions/comments/beer. medit IRC channel is #medit at irc.freenode.net. Provide information available from menu Help > System Info along with bug report. See also INSTALL file for instructions on how to build medit for better debugging information. CVS === medit sources are tracked using mercurial, therefore there is no CVS or SVN access. You may browse medit repository online at http://mooedit.sourceforge.net/hg/moo. To check out a copy of medit repository, install mercurial, and do hg clone http://mooedit.sourceforge.net/hg/moo This will create a new directory named 'moo' with medit sources inside. To update them later on, do hg pull; hg update in this directory. Why? ==== If you are wondering why medit is written, there are two answers: 1) It wasn't a decision to write a text editor. It happened during more than one year of GGAP development. And no, there is no usable GTK text editor component. 2) Try it: if you like it, you know why. If you don't like it, ask vim/emacs guys why don't they use emacs/vim.