Religious wars (was Re: [Beowulf] A press release)

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Tue Jul 22 02:14:23 EDT 2008

>> IMO, one can be good, really good, at just one editor.
> Oh, I don't know - I seem to be able to swap vi and emacs bindings in  
> and out of my fingers fairly quickly.

I think the rule to be learned is that people always extrapolate from
their personal experiences, instead of asking other people questions.

I had to laugh about the "system programmers use vi" comment. And
resource usage?  Eight MEGABYTES And Constantly Swapping, yeah, that's
big. On my system emacs and vim are about the same size at startup.

-- greg

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