Lightweight text editor

John Layt johnlayt at
Mon Aug 24 18:00:43 BST 2009

On Monday 24 August 2009 09:05:56 Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > Yes, kwrite uses the kate part but with a far lighter gui.  We only kept
> > kedit around for so long as it supported RTL languages which the kate
> > part didn't do until KDE4 (IIRC).  It made no sense to support 2 separate
> > text engines, and kate part won on the feature set, flexibility and
> > quality count.
> Kate still does not support RTL language. I know, my native language is
>  RTL.
 Eeep!  That surprises me, I remember there being quite some debate on the 
matter at the time..  Any indication if/when it will?

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