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From Jack Park <>
Subject Re: Committers: IntelliJ IDEA for open source developers
Date Tue, 08 Feb 2005 00:08:57 GMT
Sure, and for those poor folks who don't use an IDE, your suggestion 
would be...?

Robert Engels wrote:
> Some would argue that conventions like yours should NOT be allowed
> (supported), since it makes maintenance a nightmare. Much better to just
> hover of the import statement and let the IDE tell you where it was found
> (makes finding/using different implementation jars much easier).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> Sent: Monday, February 07, 2005 4:19 PM
> To: Lucene Developers List
> Subject: Re: Committers: IntelliJ IDEA for open source developers
> My addition to Eclipse lies in all the free plugins I can
> get just by using a menu item from the Help menu. Actually,
> I've never touched IntelliJ, though the freebee aspect
> makes me tempted. One thing I *don't* like about IntelliJ
> is the fact that, in Eclipse, I put comments in the import
> statments telling which jar file to look in, and IntelliJ
> *loves* to reformat files in its own image, tossing out my
> comments. Collab development using cvs or other version
> control system can be hazzardous to your mental health.
> Jack
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2005 16:12:51 -0500
>  Erik Hatcher <> wrote:
>>I'm a recovering IntelliJ addict.  I decided to give
>>Eclipse a very good try and do not mind it as much as I
>>thought I would.  I'm now fluent in both and can honestly
>>say I'm on the fence.  IntelliJ feels so much nicer and
>>faster (on a Mac, mind you), yet Eclipse has a lot of
>>conveniences also.  I still lean towards IntelliJ myself,
>>but have a healthier respect for Eclipse than ever.
>>	Erik
>>On Feb 7, 2005, at 3:50 PM, <>
>>>Where I work, some of us use Eclipse, which is nearly as
>>>powerful as IntelliJ and totally free, and some of us
>>>IntelliJ (the expensive version). Those of us used to
>>>Eclipse see no need to change, and those using IntelliJ,
>>>well, something about ripping objects from cold dead
>>>On Mon, 7 Feb 2005 14:30:07 -0500
>>> Erik Hatcher <> wrote:
>>>>I know Doug wrote Lucene with emacs.  But I prefer an
>>>>where I can "surf" around the codebase, and many of the
>>>>other Lucene committers may also.  So here is your
>>>>to get IDEA for free:

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