Re: [dev] Anyone have the traditional vi working on the xterm?

From: pmarin <>
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 00:06:16 +0200

I am a Vim user but besides the highlight syntax and the multiple undo
I don't need a bloated editor, I usually prefer to write my own
scritpt in sed/ed/awk than the Vim scripting language. The traditonal
Vi have macros, abbreviations and a nice lisp mode that is all I need.

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 11:37 PM, Michael P. Soulier
<> wrote:
> On 16/04/10 pmarin said:
>> The One True Vi:
> I'm curious. I remember using vanilla Vi, and I found it unsufficient for my
> work until I found Vim. Why would one prefer vanilla Vi?
> Mike
> ----
> Michael P. Soulier <>
> "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a
> touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
> --Albert Einstein
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