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 think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair...
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs...
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
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.
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because...
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...
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...