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Re: Bug#729660: ITP: xemacs21 -- highly customizable text editor

On 2013-11-16, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> If someone proposed to remove nvi from the archive because vim is better,
> I would be quite annoyed.  If it ever did get removed from the archive, I
> would probably adopt it and reintroduce it, because nvi is the editor that
> I'm used to for small files and for root editing tasks, I want to keep
> using it, and none of the things that are wrong with it are fatal for that
> usage.

Note that nvi is orphaned, no removal could happen given that many
people thinks vim is better.

 - this post written using vim

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