DOS/Win3.X Text Editors

From: Ashley Carder <>
Date: Fri Feb 4 12:45:51 2005

> My favorite for several years has been the Epsilon Programmer's Editor
> from Lugaru ( ) which they describe as an
> advanced EMACS-style programmer's text editor for Windows, Linux,
> FreeBSD, OS/2 and DOS.
> It's not free or even particularly cheap, but it's one of the few
> applications for which I paid real money to acquire and for occasional
> updates. I'm too used to EMACS style commands to bother learning
> anything else. It's what I use at my real job.
> You can download a limited time free trial to see if you like it and
> if works well on your configuration. I haven't used the DOS or
> Windows 3.1 version in a while.

I used Epsilon years ago when I was developing OS/2 systems in
the late 1980s. It was a good programmer's editor and very
configurable, where you could write your own editing macros, etc.
I haven't used it in many years, but it was very handy at the time.

Received on Fri Feb 04 2005 - 12:45:51 GMT

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