So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while, and eventually we ripped the stuff out of em and put some of it into what was then called en, which was really ed with…
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But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because...
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
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.
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.
I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs...