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Re: vi vs emacs vs pico




I would recommend the O'Reilly book called 'The vi Editor'.

On Thu, 23 Sep 1999, Toomas Kiisk wrote:

> 
> On Wed, 22 Sep 1999, Leif Pedersen wrote:
> 
> > Why do we use vi?  It's impossible to figure out (at least I can't...and
> > I have tried) and pico seems so easy to use...  I don't want to start a
> > debate, but I just have to wonder what the craze is over vi and emacs.
> > Pico is the second thing I install after bash, and pine seems to be quite
> > nice too.  Emacs is so big...I don't see the benefit...?
> > 
> 
> Use editor of your choice, you don't have to use vi. But UNIX
> system w/o vi makes laugh everybody. It's standard editor and
> actually quite powerful.
> 
> There have been many flamewars on editors, read etc/JOKES that
> comes with emacs and think about it :)
> 
> You may also want to read some vi tutorials, but unfortunately
> don't have good pointers ..
> 
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> vix
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Regards:

John Horn
City of Tucson, IT Dept.
jhorn1@desperate.ci.tucson.az.us