Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of FAQ


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    1212We hope that by writing it in Perl we will make it easy for any user of Padre to contribute back to the project and/or to add plug-ins. 
    1313 
    14  * vi and emacs while excellent tools are not beginner friendly 
    15  * Komodo costs money 
    16  * Eclipse is huge and you need to know Java to extend it 
    17  * The various editors such as Ultra-Edit, Notepad++ etc. are mostly Windows only 
     14 * vi and emacs -- while being excellent tools -- are not very beginner-friendly. 
     15 * Komodo costs money and is not Free/Open Source software. 
     16 * Eclipse is huge and you need to know Java to extend it. 
     17 * Various editors such as Ultra-Edit, Notepad++ etc. are Windows-only 
    1818 
    19 == Why use wxWidgets and not ...? == 
     19== Why does Padre use wxWidgets and not ...? == 
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    2121wxWidgets uses the native windowing widgets of each operating system and in theory that should be the nicest 
    2222and most "native looking" on all operating systems. So while it has it own problems and it is not the easiest 
    2323to write in it, it might have the best potential. 
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    2524 
    2625== Why using Subversion when Git is so much better? == 
     
    3736Threads are the only Perl concurrency system that is portable and actually runs things in parallel and makes use of multiple cores. We needed something portable that does real concurrency (i.e. no cooperative multi-threading or event loop), so fork was out of the loop due to portability and POE/Coro due to cooperative multithreading. 
    3837 
     38== I have trouble installing Padre. Where can I find help? == 
     39See [wiki:Download] and the pages linked there for installation instructions. 
     40If this does not bring you any further, [http://padre.perlide.org/contact.html contact us], we will see how we can help us. 
     41 
     42== I have found a bug. What do I do now? == 
     43Report it. Either by [http://padre.perlide.org/contact.html contacting us], or by [wiki:Tickets creating a new ticket]. 
    3944 
    4045== How do you expect people to install Padre, it has so many dependencies? ==