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Re: editor wars! vim vs. emacs. WIMPY vs. fullscreen.

 2008/3/5, [hidden email] <[hidden email]>: 
>  ... 
>  ... 
>  I'm not saying one is better than the other, but it is clear that some 
>  tasks are ideally suited for one or the other, and performing those tasks 
>  in the wrong environment is harder than it need be. 

And then there's nano, for people who just want to edit the file and 
be done, and not waste resources. 

>  Back to editor bashing: I hate emacs as it seems even more arcane and 
>  cumbersome than even vi[m]. I actually don't like vi and would rather vim 
>  for work. I've used eclipse, kdevelop, MS Visual Studio, codeWrite, brief, 
>  m, and a host of others, I always come back to vim. 

Vim and Nano. Emac's billion keybindings just conflict with every 
decent window manager out there, besides Ratpoison. Besides, if I were 
meant to use Emacs, I would have been born with more fingers. I guess 
if I had pedals to operate M- and C-... 

2008/3/5, Derek Martin <[hidden email]>: 
>  regular expressions, etc.  Even Firefox lets you type a '/' to start a 
>  search (assuming the focus is not currently on a text input box)... 

Hell, I can even get Firefox to behave like vim via Vimperator. 

Samuel 'Shardz' Baldwin 
Shardz's Igloo: 
Registered GNU/Linux User #410639 

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