I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening to people call Carter and ask stupid questions while I designed the screen editor.
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I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair...
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because...
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the...
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.