[linux-elitists] Re: vi and Emacs

Greg Folkert greg@gregfolkert.net
Wed Jan 14 13:32:28 PST 2004


On Tue, 2004-01-13 at 17:10, Nathaniel Smith wrote:
> 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?

Just that emacs wouldn't display the file. In any mode. Tried 5
different machines even ones setup and maintained by other people.

Dunno.
-- 
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net
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