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Re: newbie comments on editor choice

Doug Weimer <weim0404@kettering.edu> writes:

>   I have heard similar comments to "I doubt I ever take the time to
> learn vi" and
> it concerns me that many people are missing out on an excellent editor.
> vi is one
> of the most powerful editors I have ever used, ranging from full
> document substitutions
> to deleting every blank line with one simple command. If you take few
> minutes to 
> give vi a chance you will soon be able to do complex editing very
> quickly.

Can you play tetris in vi? :)

Have you used vi on alpha? You get a redraw of the screen every 4
chanracters you type. Have fun editing text if the cursor jumps every
4 keystrokes.

May the Source be with you.

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