That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its domain.
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Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
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 started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I think the wonderful thing about vi is that it has such a good market...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.