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Re: State of the art in Emacs outlining?


From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: Re: State of the art in Emacs outlining?
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 11:33:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2.90 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

"Tom Davey" <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there a preferred elisp package (or combination) in use today for
> Emacs outlining? I am a little confused by the several packages out
> there -- outline.el, of course, and allout.el and folding.el and others
> less known that promise improvements to outline.el -- and I thought I'd
> ask about them before jumping in to learn one. 

I think your best bet is to stick to the Emacs standard until you have
specific needs.  These standard modes will be supported, improved, and
eventually replaced by other versions of backwards-compatible stuff --
so you're always on the safe side.  A no-brainer.

Some people have collected descriptions and opinions here:

http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?CategoryOutline

Alex.


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