best vi / emacs python features
cjns1989 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 05:29:05 CEST 2009
On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 07:06:08PM EDT, TerryP wrote:
> I am a freak: I do not use nor want syntax highlighting. I don't want
> my editor to understand mail, irc, or the www either, I want it to
> edit text efficiently so I can go on with the rest of my life as soon
> as possible. Given the choice of using a space cadets editor like
> emacs or something primitive one like ed, I would choose *ed* just to
> speed things up and save on wrist strain. Before I read a tutorial
> about vi, I used XEmacs very happily---vi just lines up better with
> how my brain works.
> It is also general consensus that I am nuts ;)
I don't think so.
Always felt that syntax highlighting for instance is way overrated. Haven't
tried "ed" yet, but since I have already stripped down my everything to what
I thought was minimal, now that you mention it, this may be where I'm bound.
I do have a question:
You mentioned Vim's clientserver mode.
What's it good for?
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