Re: What's your favourite FLOSS?
On Wednesday, 7 December 2005 at 21:18:33 +1100, Arafangion wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 December 2005 21:43, Andrey S Andreev wrote:
> > I think (g)vi(m) should have made the list with 10 votes , as, at least
> > in Debian vi and vim refer to the same thing, and gvim is still mostly
> > just vim.
> > Regards,
> > Andro
> Careful when you say this to those who use vi or vim alot. vi and vim are NOT
> the same thing (Calling vim via the vi symlink turns compatibility mode on,
> for starters).
But surely nobody uses vi in preference to vim now? I certainly do use
it, but only when stuck in some primitive shell on a broken system with
no vim available. They are both only front ends to ex, after all, and
who uses ex?