I think the wonderful thing about vi is that it has such a good market share because we gave it away.
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I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
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 remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
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...
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair...
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
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...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.