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    Perhaps more interesting than the editor itself is the language in which it is written, Copper. Copper is a successor to another language from the same author, Zinc, which had the unusual feature of allowing spaces in variable names.

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      And it’s been out there for almost two decades. I really like these projects with custom tools that are immune to trends. I reminds me of Source Navigator, an editor/tool to navigate source code using its semantic structure (as opposed to syntactic).

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        Do you know if the editor’s code is available somewhere on the net for online browsing, without downloading and unpacking the archive?

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          I’m unaware of anything like that, sorry.

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        Wrap neovim (or just a damn good vim emulation) and there will just be a whiff of dust where my vscode window used to be

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          This is…interesting? It grafts a simple tree structure onto a text file - still text, but with primitive structural navigation. It’s nowhere close to a true code structure editor, but still is a huge step up from standard text editors - modulo the features lost from not being a vim or emacs script that could take advantage of the massive ecosystems of those two editors.

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            This is really interesting. I looked at the documentation and I couldn’t find any info on key bindings. So I guess I will download and check it out.

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              I was trying to install copper but it requires copper to compile?

              This is the exact thing I want, I am even trying to build something similar.