Xah Lee's Unixism

joe at invalid.address joe at invalid.address
Thu Sep 2 16:51:27 CEST 2004


jmfbahciv at aol.com writes:

> In article <m3vfeyc6mn.fsf at invalid.address>, joe at invalid.address wrote:
> >Steve Holden <sholden at holdenweb.com> writes:
> >
> >> jmfbahciv at aol.com wrote:
> >> 
> >> > In article <aN2Zc.10226$QJ3.5466 at newssvr21.news.prodigy.com>,
> >> >    red floyd <no.spam at here.dude> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >>CBFalconer wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>>Dump Notepad and get Textpad.  www.textpad.com.  First class.
> >> >>>
> >> >>
> >> >>Let the editor flame wars begin!
> >> >>
> >> >>Get gvim!  www.vim.org
> >> > You think notepad is an editor?  <snort>  You must be young
> >> > and inexperienced in the ways of Real Man's Editing sports.
> >> >
> >> My choice? Definitely TECO, a real programmable editor from the
> >> TOPS10 days.
> >> 
> >> It would create a file if invoked by the "make" command. If you
> >> typed "make love" it would respond with "...not war?" before
> >> beginning the edit.
> >
> >But can it quote Zippy the Pinhead?
> 
> Who?

http://www.zippythepinhead.com/

If you're runnning emacs, you can get a quote from him with M-X yow

Not exactly a typical editor function, agreed. I was feeling a little
whimsical at the time.

Joe
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