I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
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The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the...
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
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.
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...
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs...