You could argue that the free software world isn’t short of a text editor or two. With some people already pretty attached to their preferred choice, you might wonder if we really need another.
Some time ago, I read a newspaper article complaining that today’s computer desktop dangles too many distractions in front of professional writers. The author presented two solutions:
- a return to typewriters
- and Hog Bay Software’s WriteRoom.
WriteRoom is a big black box with green text. Basically, think Windows Notepad but with fancier marketing and a $24.95 price tag. Nonetheless, its simplicity has struck a chord with many; not least of all me.
If you have Bazaar, you can get hold of PyRoom with:
bzr branch http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~brunobord/pyroom/trunk