That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its domain.
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Bill Joy Quotes
I think the wonderful thing about vi is that it has such a good market...
The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn't know it was in System...
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...
I think the Macintosh proves that everyone can have a bitmapped display.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while,...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the...
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs...
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.