I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair amount of effort to become proficient.
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I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
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.
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs...
The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the...
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 think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...