Mark Pilgrim on Stripped Text Editors

By Deane Barker on December 28, 2007

WrongRoom: Mark Pilgrim gets uptight about the wave of “stripped” text editors like DarkRoom and WriteRoom which have no controls or anything, and are just green text on a black background.

Reading the change logs of these programs is like traveling back in time. Way back. Latest changes in JDarkRoom 8: Undo / Redo. Seriously. Version 8, and they now support undo. No offense, but what the […]

They’re intended to allow you to concentrate more, but Mark calls BS on all that and tells you to just use the view tools and full screen option on your existing text editor.

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