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Re: What's your favourite FLOSS?

On Wednesday,  7 December 2005 at 21:18:33 +1100, Arafangion wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 December 2005 21:43, Andrey S Andreev wrote:
> <snip>
> > I think (g)vi(m) should have made the list with 10 votes , as, at least
> > in Debian vi and vim refer to the same thing, and gvim is still mostly
> > just vim.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Andro
> Careful when you say this to those who use vi or vim alot. vi and vim are NOT 
> the same thing (Calling vim via the vi symlink turns compatibility mode on, 
> for starters).

But surely nobody uses vi in preference to vim now?  I certainly do use
it, but only when stuck in some primitive shell on a broken system with
no vim available.  They are both only front ends to ex, after all, and
who uses ex?


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