[REBOL] Re: vim again
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 28-Nov-2003 10:30
* Andreas Bolka <[andreas--bolka--gmx--net]> [031127 12:40]:
> Thursday, November 27, 2003, 4:47:23 PM, Maxim wrote:
> > why would you want to use vi style of cryptic text editing in the
> > year 2003?
> because editing in vim is ultra-efficient, once you get used to it.
> even in the year 2003, and recent developments (like jef raskin's
> LEAP(tm) for "the humane environment") look very familiar to vim users
> > I work in ultra edit and man, I don't see how I could code faster
> > (within a text editor)!
<sigh>Arguing over editors is *such* a waste of time. There's no
The vim style of modal editing is ancient yes. But hugely efficient
The lisp style of treating data and code the same wasy is ancient
yes. But hugely efficient and extendable.
| Rebol uses it. |
(Has used 'em all)
> how much keystrokes would you need to delete the next 7 paragraphs of
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