[Beowulf] Re: Religious wars

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Tue Jul 22 17:20:40 EDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 16:19 -0400, Bob Drzyzgula wrote:

> But I don't understand... if resources aren't an issue (and
> certainly they haven't been for at least a decade, since
> BIOSs started supporting El Torito) and systems programmers
> are *not* more likely to be vi users than emacs users,
> would't we be seeing emacs on more live and rescue CDs by
> now? I'm curious as to how the vi conspiracy effects its
> apparent influence... :-) :-) :-)

We have our methods.
Let's just say that the dental probe I carry around for freeing the
latches on Infiniband cables has.... other uses.

ps. when Dan Brown's book on the Vi Conspiracy is made into a movie I
bags Jean Reno to play me.

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