plan9port VS edwood

Compare plan9port vs edwood and see what are their differences.

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plan9port edwood
1 1
1 371
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10.0 3.9
almost 3 years ago 2 months ago
C Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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plan9port

Posts with mentions or reviews of plan9port. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-28.
  • Plan 9 from User Space
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Apr 2023
    Acme has a handful of keybindings, like the usual ^A, ^E for navigation, ^Z for undo, etc. Plugging in new ones is a few lines of code, for example my ^S for Putall (saving all windows):

    https://github.com/dexen/plan9port/commit/78324a4666c4b5e0bd...

    Most of keybindings you might want to add are handled by Acme's "commands" - like Edit. If you repeat them any often, it's easy and straightforward to connect the keybinding to the command in code. Alternatively, to avoid going into C, write a shell script with ready-made command; Acme is well prepared to be managed through shell scripts. The shell scripts have full access to Acme's Windows (open files, directories, scratchpads etc), including ability to edit content, open new ones, interpret right-clicks in new ways, etc.

edwood

Posts with mentions or reviews of edwood. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-28.
  • Plan 9 from User Space
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Apr 2023
    esc = select the last "stuff" just typed

    The fact you can create your own "buttons" that do basically anything is pretty nice, but you REALLY want a 3 button pointing device to use it. It also doesn't care about the programming language you use to create such a button, but you will work with the filesystem metaphor provided by Acme itself to get things done.

    I find the mouse interface is extremely fast, and when you couple it with the power of the plumber in Plan 9, it's a reasonably good way to navigate around a complex workflow.

    It's also a reasonably small environment in terms of lines of code. The Go version (Edwood) is pretty good too! https://github.com/rjkroege/edwood

What are some alternatives?

When comparing plan9port and edwood you can also consider the following projects:

plan9port - Plan 9 from User Space

c2goasm - C to Go Assembly

OberonEmulator - Project Oberon emulator in JavaScript and Java

xdg-go - Go implementation of the XDG Base Directory Specification and XDG user directories

qtcurve - Style engine for Qt and other toolkits