vim question...

Gary Kline kline at
Tue Jun 16 00:15:40 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 05:44:04PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 01:00:30PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 
> I feel like the original vi is insufficient for my needs, but that Vim's
> development doesn't exactly match my preferences.  FreeBSD's nvi seems to
> have moved in exactly the right direction from the original vi, but not
> far enough for my needs.  As a result, I'm pretty much stuck with Vim for
> now.

	the one extension that nvi has--and the only "feature" added 
	was :wn; joy's original didn't have this.  as for vim, from what
	i can glean from the docs, it does everything but pay its own
	taxes.  ---the important thing is that we don't get into a
	spitball-throwing contest over which editor is better!


> -- 
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
> Quoth Yasir Arafat on religious wars: "You're basically killing each
> other to see who's got the better imaginary friend."

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