[linux-elitists] Re: vi and Emacs

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox.com
Tue Jan 13 14:10:40 PST 2004


On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 03:02:17PM -0500, Greg Folkert wrote:
> Only thing that handled a 22MB streamed file with precision and a
> somewhat clunky interface: vim in hexadecimal editor mode.
> 
> So there it is the Winner: vim

What makes vim in hexadecimal editor mode more capable than emacs in
hexadecimal editor mode?

-- Nathaniel

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