Re: newbie comments on editor choice
Joost Kooij <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> This illustrates one of the nice features of vi: you actually get two
> editors in one. Even with emacs(6) you only get one! :-)
As if! I hate to pick nits, but emacs comes with at *least* four
editors (native, two variants of vi, and wordstar/borland).
> That's right, if you want to learn vi, you have to learn ex too. In fact,
> you really should learn ed(1) first. Especially newbies <grin>.
Actually, you can just stop with ed -- once you know ed, there's no
reason to go on to vi, ed is so much better! :-)
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