[nycbug-talk] vi interview with Joy
okan at demirmen.com
Thu Jan 11 09:38:40 EST 2007
On Sun 2007.01.07 at 09:26 -0500, michael wrote:
> On Sat, 06 Jan 2007 23:14:46 -0500
> "George R." <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
> > Found this off the DFly Digest. . . is on the British Register. . .
> > from 1999:
> > http://tinyurl.com/d5vt9
> > g
....why am i replying to this??? i don't know.
> Now we know exactly who to blame!
> "People don't know that vi was written for a world that doesn't
> exist anymore -"
> So, lets move on to something better.
that quote is taken out of context ...
> I know vi is one of the defacto editors in unix. But is continuity
> really the only reason to hang onto one of the zaniest text editors
> ever conceived? Why else would the unix world not come up with a
> simple, elegant, and effective text editor... that is unixy?
what? are you trying to start a flame war? get over it.
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