[geeks] vi vs. emacs - rational discussion
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Apr 5 21:46:23 CDT 2004
Mon, 05 Apr 2004 @ 10:48 -0400, David L Kindred (Dave) said:
> >>>>> "Bill" == Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> writes:
> Bill> I learned vi when I first touched a unix box. I now use VIM,
> Bill> solely for color syntax highlighting.
> Bill> Why (if any reasons), should I consider learning Emacs?
> Actually they are different beasts. Comparing vi to emacs is akin to
> comparing apples to supermarkets.
> Whereas vi is pretty much just an editor
That was true until the scriptable vi's came out.
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