Okay, I have put idl.el (version 1.14) and idl-shell.el (version 1.12)
at two anonymous FTP sites that I hope people can get. They are
idl.el is a mode for editing IDL .pro files. It hasn't changed much
since the last time I released it.
idl-shell.el is a mode for running IDL as a subprocess of emacs in an
emacs buffer. Command history and editing are better than with IDL in
a terminal window. Debugging and displaying of current execution
point are provided. This version is a much improved version over the
last one - breakpoints are acurately tracked and the statement to be
executed next is correct (at least in the limited number of tests that
I performed) in spite of IDL's inadequacies. I also added menus and
display of compilation syntax errors. With all the changes I imagine
there will be some bugs.
Please let me know what your experiences are (especially with
Bug reports, comments and suggestions welcome.
The Applied Physics Laboratory
The Johns Hopkins University