Tag: editors


November 5th, 2007, No Comments

Well, now this is quite the experience. I’ve been trying Viper for the past few days. Viper, for those that don’t know, is usually described as a set of Vi bindings for Emacs. After reading the nearly 100 pages of documentation and trying it a bit, I have realized that this is not really an […]

A little more on Vim and Emacs file handling

November 2nd, 2007, 11 Comments

Yesterday’s post about switching back to Emacs saw quite a few comments from people (most of them useful, even). I learned a few things. My biggest gripe about Vim was that for the file types I worked with most, its indentation and syntax highlighting was inferior to that of Emacs. I’d like to illustrate that […]

So long, Vim. I’m returning to Emacs

November 1st, 2007, 108 Comments

I’d been using Emacs for quite awhile, and about 8 months ago I decided I would try using Vim. I’d only used vi for system emergency work, but knew a number of people that swore by it for regular work. So I decided I would learn Vim and use it for my regular work. I […]


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