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Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Fri Jul 6 08:24:26 CEST 2007

aleax at (Alex Martelli) writes:

> Kay Schluehr <kay.schluehr at> wrote:
> > half of the community is happy with Emacs and the other half wants
> > to program in a VS-like environment, neither consensus nor
> > progress has
> Calling all vi/vim users (and we'll heartily appreciate the support
> of TextMate fans, BBEdit ones, etc, etc) -- we're at risk being
> defined out of existence, since we're neither happy with Emacs nor
> wanting anything like Visual Studio, and yet Kay claims that people
> in either category make up the whole (one half plus the other half)
> and so that WE DON'T EXIST!!!  A ridiculous claim to be sure, but
> we'd better let Herr Schluehr know that in no uncertain terms...

Bah, it's clear. Vim users are in the *third* half -- the larger one.

Anyone not already in those three categories can presumably find a
decent half as well.

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