Re: [dev] [sandy] [PATCH] VIM key bindings.

From: Calvin Morrison <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 22:10:41 -0400

On 9 July 2014 20:56, Dimitris Zervas <> wrote:
>>> If "suckless-vi" ends up based on sandy I'll be as happy as a clam. I
>>> don't have a lot of free time, but I'd be happy to help.
>>I'm actually also interested in a "suckless-vi" but for me this
>>a design based on piece tables rather than the double linked list
>>taken by sandy.
> What do you mean? Can you explain a bit the idea?
>>Also it would be nice if the actual text editing
>>would be clearly separated out, such that different editor frontends
>>can be implemented easily.
> Well, this is much easier implemented in OOP languages (which I don't love that much) but I don't know what would be the performance, complexity and code readability would be.
> I'll take a look, but no promises, as I love TUI (but I hate curses :P )

I'm not sure if anyone on this ML has heard, but NeoVim, a vim fork is
actively trying to un-crustify the vim database and add portability by
separating out client and server aspects of the editor. I've been
following the development, and while it's not suckless, it's going to
be a big improvement over vim
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