Re: [dev] Re: a little bit of vi+zsh magic

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 09:22:35 +0000

2009/11/5 Kris Maglione <>:
> On Thu, Nov 05, 2009 at 09:13:56AM +0000, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
>>> And here is the thing about ed, I know (or used to anyway) every
>>> command and feature inside-out by heart, while *nobody* knows what 1%
>>> of the vim options do! Recently I was stuck on windows with a
>>> improperly built vim that was using DOS line endings by default, it
>>> was fucking hell to figure out that the right option to solve the
>>> problem was to use the *ffs* setting! There are about a dozen slightly
>>> different flags all of which affect how line endings are set! For
>>> Fucks Sake!
>> Yes it's a shame. I think a suckless editor would simply be some kind
>> of a viewer that integrates the real ed. In a sense vi done right.
> It's called Sam.

Sam sucks less, but it's unusable without a mouse and there is room
for a less sucking editor ;)

Kind regards,
Received on Thu Nov 05 2009 - 09:22:35 UTC

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