I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair amount of effort to become… (read more)
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
I think the wonderful thing about vi is that it has such a good market share because we gave it… (read more)
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System V.
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs for years because everyone had… (read more)
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because the editor was too complicated.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when I gave up.
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening… (read more)
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about half done after two days.