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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The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair...
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because...
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.