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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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