[REBOL] Re: GVIM Editor/emacs/elisp->rebol
From: tim::johnsons-web::com at: 13-Mar-2002 7:49
* 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
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]>