python editor poll

Tim Hammerquist tim at
Tue Dec 4 04:18:39 CET 2001

Quinn Dunkan <quinn at> graced us by uttering:
> On Thu, 29 Nov 2001 23:19:44 +0100, Jürgen A. Erhard <jae at> wrote:
>>And in my case... Emacs, since I happened to run across uEmacs in my
>>Amiga days (first editor that felt *good*).  (As if anyone wanted to
>>know that ;-)
> vim was originally an amiga editor, I think.  Or at least had ports
> early on.  The first time I ran across vim was version 1.something
> on a Fred Fish CD, and I had been using uEmacs at the time :)

IIRC, Bram's forward to the New Rider's Vim book mentions that Bram
himself was using Amiga when he decided he wanted to use vi. The rest,
as they say, is history.

Tim Hammerquist
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