The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the screen.
Quote by Bill Joy
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Systems are going to get a lot more sophisticated.
I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about...
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs...
The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't have a mouse and therefore you've...
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...
That lack of programmability is probably what ultimately will doom vi. It can't extend its...
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
Well, limbo is not a good place to be.
I just don't like to lose what's in the window.
But with Interleaf I don't even have a spell program.
Interleaf is based on the formatting process.
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany,...
It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored.
I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because...
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.