Re: [dev] Experimental editor

From: Paul Onyschuk <>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:51:13 +0200

Yoshi Rokuko <yoshi <at>> wrote:

> if an application needs more windows these windows should be managed
> by the window manager - usually starting multiple instances is
> enough, so imho using something like :sp in vim from inside X is
> stupid.
> fullscreen is for me not the point in [2] you can hit alt+m in dwm and
> get a fullscreen vim or something - the padding is the point here, it
> makes text much more readable.
> best regards, yoshi

It has been discussed before[1]. With Sam regexps, own window manager
can be handy. Some quotes:

Russ Cox <rsc <at>> wrote:

> The die hard sam users would disagree vehemently with you.
> The nice thing about sam is that it's one window, not many,
> making it comfortable to edit a 30-file project without getting
> caught up in managing windows.

Erik Quanstrom <quanstro <at>> wrote:

> back when i was doing distributed search, i'd have sam running for
> months with 200 files in the menu.

This can sound like fairy tale for many ;)


Paul Onyschuk <>
Received on Fri Jun 10 2011 - 14:51:13 CEST

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