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Re: Vi and Emacs

On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 17:18:31 +0200
 <aa@simula.no> wrote:

> If your version of vi is "vim" as it should be, position yourself at
> the beginning of the paragraph and use gq}

Thanks for the speedy response. I am new to vi, but thought it was a skill I should have.

Your comment puzzles me though 'If your version of vi is "vim" as it should be'. Why should it be? I am in fact using nvi, for no other reason than it is the default clone that Debian installs. I want to be able to sit at any linux/unix terminal and at least be guaranteed to be able to use an editor. Why Vim? Why does Debian default to Nvi? What is the "realistic"lowest common denominator on machines?

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