LFS editor of choice should be vi

jerry jdinardo at ix.netcom.com
Fri Dec 1 06:20:15 PST 2000


Outside of the university , (professional unix programmers and administrators) 
i have found that most of the best unix admins that I know prefer vi and most
of the programmers that I know prefer something else. This observation appears
to not be age specific.

Jerry Dinardo

On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 11:57:11PM +0100, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> > 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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