I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because the editor was too complicated.
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So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
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 wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.