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Is LongGOP OK for editing?

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Good explanation of LongGOP:
http://tiliam.com/Blog/2015/07/06/effective-use-long-gop-video-codecs/

Defending the LongGOP:
https://www.tvtechnology.com/news/editing-longgop-video

Choosing the right codec:
https://blog.frame.io/2017/02/15/choose-the-right-codec/

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I find long-GOP too heavy on computer resources for anything other than a very short movie. It's far better to transcode to an all-i format first, such as DNxHR_HQX. The file sizes will be a lot larger, but the computer can cope with them more easily and the resulting edit is much smoother.

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