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[REBOL] Re: GVIM Editor/emacs/elisp->rebol

From: tim::johnsons-web::com at: 13-Mar-2002 7:49

Hi Joe: * Joel Neely <[joel--neely--fedex--com]> [020313 05:25]:
> Hi, Tim, > > Tim Johnson wrote: > > > > To advocate for Chris here, I believe that emacs is an easier > > start than vim... > > > > To be fair, I must admit that I've purchased the O'Reilly book > on GNU Emacs and plan to start (again) trying it out for some > things.
I have both Learning GNU Emacs and Writing GNU Emacs Extensions. I think the elisp is a lot like rebol.
> However, I've never understood why some folks think > > control-x control-f <filename>
I use some emacs-style keymaps on vim.
> is easier than > > :e <filename> > > to open a file, or why > > control-b control-n control-p control-f
I use <C-H><C-L><C-O> to turn off search highlights
> are easier than > > h j k l > > to move left, down, up, and right, respectively. > > When I made the conscious decision years ago to learn vi > instead of emacs, it was solely for the pragmatic reason that
I flipped a coin (sort of) heads: emacs, tails: vim. Came up tails :>) -- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>