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Re: [ide-dev] IDE working group questions

(Getting technical)
Does platform provide a way to substitute _default_ editor (the one that opens when no other editors are matched)? I'm only familiar with Eclipse3.

On Oct 21, 2013, at 9:54 AM, Doug Schaefer <dschaefer@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> No, but that's not the point. If we want something like a fancy text
> editor, there's nothing preventing anyone from adding one in a plug-in and
> that plug-in can be added to the IDE packages. The platform provides
> extensibility for that.
> And at this point, I have no worries that we can get changes to the
> platform that we need and I have been reassured by the platform leadership
> group that they are open for contribution. But we do have to be careful
> and make sure that things we're adding are actually something that there
> is general agreement on. But I'm pretty sure the Platform leadership group
> doesn't want to prove everyone right on how hard it is to get changes done
> there.
> Doug.
> On 2013-10-21 12:14 PM, "Eugene Ostroukhov" <eostroukhov@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Doug,
>> can there be a customized Platform for the needs of one or more package?
>> Best regards,
>> Eugene
>> On Oct 21, 2013, at 7:41 AM, Doug Schaefer <dschaefer@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> "It's an important role of the working group steering committee to find
>>> solutions to such problems. I could imagine that if no project is
>>> willing to accept a feature such as a general purpose image viewer or
>>> text file editor, the work is brought in as a new project and made
>>> available as part of the release train and in the downloadable packages."
>>> +1 The key is to get this functionality into the EPP packages one way
>>> or another. The packages collectively are what I refer to as the Eclipse
>>> IDE. I like to consider that our product.
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