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Re: What's your favourite FLOSS?

Arafangion wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 December 2005 21:43, Andrey S Andreev wrote:
>>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.
> 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).

Good point, but whether in compatibility mode or not, it is the same
program, isn't it?

By the way, I do not insist that everyone should see vi and vim as the
same thing. I was just making a point that vi and vim are popular,
according to the survey.



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