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Re: Powerfulness

Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> wrote:

> On Tuesday 10 January 2006 03:44, Miles Bader wrote:
>> Juergen Salk <juergen.salk@gmx.de> writes:
>> > According to their package descriptions, we seem to have exactly
>> > six powerful text editors in Debian. These are elvis, jove,
>> > mined, ne, nedit and zed. Emacs, vim and many others do not
>> > belong to them. Does that mean these are less powerful than the
>> > powerful ones?
>> You're right in general, but there actually seems to be a fairly
>> distinct divide in editors, between "simple editors for newbs" and
>> "not-so-simple but, er, powerful editors"
> So vim is in the simple, for newbies class?

No, there's actually three classes:  "Simple editors for newbies",
"not-so-simple but, er, powerful editors", and "religions".

HTH, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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