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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The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
But no, I don't generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair...
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
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 was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because...
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.