Newbie Needing Help

Chad Perrin perrin at
Mon May 9 19:55:39 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 03:04:36PM +0100, RW wrote:
> There's also ee in the base system, which is good enough for editing
> configuration files, and is much easier for a casual user. The benefits
> of vi and emacs are mostly for developers. 

It's not just for software development.  I use Vim for writing code, but
I also use it for writing in English -- professional work on articles,
development of traditional (non-computer) RPG systems, fiction,
configuration files, notes to myself, and composing emails (including
this one).

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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