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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Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the...
I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
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.
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs...