LFS editor of choice should be vi

James Green jim at vardus.net
Fri Dec 1 02:51:01 PST 2000


I use vi. I wish I could describe myself as an old school Unix freak ;-)

I guess it depends on what you *use* a text editor *for*....

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthias Benkmann" <mbenkmann at gmx.de>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2000 10:57 PM
Subject: RE: LFS editor of choice should be vi


> > Certainly vi is the most widely used text editor
>
> I'm sure it's the *least* widely used editor. If I walk into the computer
> rooms at university I see people using either emacs (my guess on the most
> widely used editor) or kedit, sometimes pico (mostly within pine) or joe
> and sometimes nedit, but I've never ever seen someone use vi. Vi is only
> used by some old-school Unix freaks.
>
> MSB
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