Re: text editors
- Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:10:39 +0000
- From: Gian Uberto Lauri <saint@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: text editors
>>>>> "DP" == Dan Purgert <dan@xxxxxxxx> writes:
DP> John Hasler wrote:
>> mick crane wrote:
>>> there it is then, although I've so far managed to avoid Emacs
>>> since heard it is more of an operating system than an editor.
>> Teemu Likonen writes:
>>> There are those who know Emacs, and there are those who know
>>> decades old jokes about Emacs.
>> And there are those who avoid learning what Emacs is actually like
>> because they have heard decades old jokes about it.
DP> I tried a couple of times. But the vi-only boxes at work kinda
DP> forced me to get familiar with that. Maybe I'll try again in the
vi is always useful for two purposes:
- you need a fast starting editor for a slight change
- you need to do penance
Nevertheless, if a remote box has ssh, finding (C-x C-f) the
loads the /pat/to/the/file file downloading it from machine. And of
course you can save it.
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