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Re: newbie comments on editor choice

On Tue, Jun 01, 1999 at 06:11:17AM -0700, EXT Steve Lamb wrote:
> Let's see, full document substitutions.
> Joe: ^KF, foo, r(eplace), bar, CR
> vi: <ESC>:%s/foo/bar/g (this is simple?)

Simple or not, is the same (and in some cases only similar) syntax used
by other Unix basic commands. You'll fall to learn it anyway.
So it's better to have consistent syntax between tools.
This goal is not completely achieved, we should switch to perl.

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