Re: Full-screen editor in /bin
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On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 07:04:39PM -0700, ben wrote:
> felt way too much like joining a cult to be any actual pleasure. for
> *nix-based editors, nothing works for me like vi, particularly because of the
> fact that a whole lot of vi is invoked in exactly the same way as a whole
> bunch of everything else in *nix. it's minimal, the learning time is almost
> nothing, and the thing has all the power (and more) that i ever need. about
vi would work for me except for one very important problem: The damn
thing is modal, and (most) versions aren't self-documenting, so while
you end up learning the basics very quickly, most people can't easily
get past that point...
> the only reason i would give it up is if the next best thing could wake me
> with breakfast at the ready. let me know if that happens. i wish that i could
> make myself think better of it, particularly given that it's rms's pet
> project, but i have to concede that i can't.
I believe someone's working on a major mode for that. 8:o)
Baloo, whose favorite OS is emacs...
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