Dapper: vim instead of nano as editor alternative?
Matthew R. Dempsky
mrd at alkemio.org
Thu Mar 16 02:59:42 UTC 2006
On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 10:36:32AM +1100, Yuki Cuss wrote:
> Consider learning how to use it. It is an *invaluable* tool for users of
> any UNIX-based system. (don't give in and use EMACS :) though I
> shouldn't strike up the holy wars) It's actually quite simple when you
> start to learn how it's used, and you'll be zipping around files with
> such speed that you'll surprise yourself.
It still shouldn't be made to the default. Users that are capable of
using vim will have no problem changing their editor.
Similarly, I love LaTeX and think it produces far better documents than
OpenOffice.org, but I'm not about to propose that Ubuntu drop OO.o in
favor of Lyx or gedit+teTeX.
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