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stereobooster Author • Edited

This Dreamweaver remark is almost a strawman.

Strawman - you misrepresented someone's argument to make it easier to attack.
By exaggerating, misrepresenting, or just completely fabricating someone's argument, it's much easier to present your own position as being reasonable, but this kind of dishonesty serves to undermine honest rational debate.

-- yourlogicalfallacyis

I didn't talk about code generation I talked about highlighting and syntax checking right in the editor.

I don't need to convince you - you are not a newbie.

Newbies, whenever you will hear this advice - ask if adviser uses notepad or proper text editor in day to day job and reach your conclusions.