IDE oddities (was Re: Error Messages Are Evil)

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Thu May 15 12:07:58 EDT 2014

On May 15, 2014, at 9:57 AM, Charles E Buchwald <charles at> wrote:

> Mike, this is the part that I don't get about open source... yet. I guess we don't have the community structures to handle it.
> I mean, I've made that (free) plugin to handle this specific problem. "lcMover" moves stacks/windows around, whether they are off-screen or not. I even added an option recently to specifically move off-screen stacks back on-screen. (Not posted quite yet... on the way.)
> Isn't the whole open source idea that I could contribute some code for that to the IDE? Preferably without having to write it in C++?
> Since GitHub doesn't work for this, will we eventually have designated community members to shepherd the integration of code or features like this? That is, a community mechanism for addressing "IDE oddities"?

In light of my effort to compile this list, I'm interested in the answer to this question as well. My understanding is that the IDE is not yet part of the GitHub… thingy, but will be soon. Richard?


Devin Asay
Office of Digital Humanities
Brigham Young University

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