Re: Vim vs Elvis -- was "Mutt's Editor"
will trillich wrote:
> Bud Rogers wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, will trillich wrote:
> > > how does vim compare to elvis? which is the resource hog?
> > > which does better syntax highlighting?
> > I don't know about relative resource use, but vim's syntax highlighting is
> > the best I've seen. Ever. Anywhere.
> i'm pretty impressed with elvis's, as well.
> (seems to ship with one little snag in the elvis.ini file,
> but after that's ironed out, i've not seen anything nicer.)
> hex Binary hex dump
> html WWW hypertext
> man nroff -man
> tex TeX
> *syntax generic syntax coloring
> normal Standard vi
> is says 'generic' but it's displaying perl syntax.
> rather robust implementation, too. it falls apart after
> a few multi-line "strings" and doesn't grok the qq//
> syntax, but other than that, elvis is king in my book--
similar problem in vim: multi line q(sjkdnskdjnvskjd) structure throws
it off if there is eniding character inside of quote, like this:
would probably not be colorized correctly