The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've got all these commands.
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I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
I think the wonderful thing about vi is that it has such a good market...
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs...
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when...
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
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...
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
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 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.
The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the...