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. 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. 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.