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Re: VIM features

dsh8290@rit.edu (dman) writes:

> It does, depending on the environment.  If many users of a system have
> used "normal" vi for a long time, and you want to convince them to
> install vim instead, it better behave the way they expect.

Why do people insist on installing 'vim' as 'vi'?  It isn't vi, and while I'm
sure it's a perfectly reasonable editor, I've found if fairly disconcerting
when I've stumbled onto a system where vim was masquerading as vi.  Why not
just install it as 'vim', use it as 'vim', and be happy?


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