Subject: Re: window(1)
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Date: 01/29/2003 20:55:50
On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 05:22:35PM +0000, Chris Wareham wrote:
> who loathe Emacs, myself included. Vim is a reasonable alternative,
> but isn't as flexible as window appears to be - it follows that great
> Unix tradition of creating small tools can interact with others for
> extra functionality.
Vim as a workalike-like for window(1)? That's an odd concept.
Where vim shines is editing of text files that are over a million lines
long (on a machine with 128MB of memory). Some vi's try to copy the entire
file to /var/tmp, but not vim. It's the coolest.
Sorry, long day at the office. Tomorrow is going to be even longer.
Kevin P. Neal http://www.pobox.com/~kpn/
On the community of supercomputer fans:
"But what we lack in size we make up for in eccentricity."
from Steve Gombosi, comp.sys.super, 31 Jul 2000 11:22:43 -0600