[linux-elitists] Re: vi and Emacs

Jim Thompson jim@netgate.com
Tue Jan 13 11:09:29 PST 2004

Jeremy Hankins writes:

> I started using emacs for gnus, and since then I've found a few other
> things I like emacs for.  But if I'd been forced to use it for editing
> documents I'd never have touched it -- "stock vi" or no.  So I have to
> agree with Aaron; calling emacs an editor is misleading.  Rather like
> calling Gnome a window manager, actually.  ;)

In my 20+ years of experience, people who don't grok lisp won't like
emacs.  Period.

#include <Greenspun's_10th_law.h>

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