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Re: text editors




On Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:26:02 PM Erik Christiansen wrote:
> IME, the real reason why we won't consider the other editor is because
> of the time and energy spent learning the first good one we came across,
> and the grating frustration and lost productivity of dropping to the
> bottom of the learning curve to switch to horse of a different colour
> but similar performance. The "typing chords" vs modality difference
> essentially becomes moot once you adapt to your choice. Probably.

Good point!

And, for people coming from Windows, EMACS (at least before a WYSIWYG / mouse 
version (which I think exists now -- was tHat XEMACS for a while and then 
maybe merged back into EMACS) and vi/vim are quite different.