best text editor for programming Python on a Mac

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 18:15:48 EDT 2016


On 06/19/2016 03:21 PM, Quivis wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Jun 2016 20:26:36 -0400, Joel Goldstick wrote:
> 
>> that it is on every linux system
> 
> No, it isn't! I can be *installed* on every Linux system, but that a 
> whole other can of worms.

True vim is not. But vi should be.  I'm not aware of any Linux distro
which does not install it.  Do you know of a distro that does not?  Even
Ubuntu with it's nano default editor installs vi, if I'm not mistaken.
Some distros use a stripped-down version of vim (perhaps vim-tiny)
instead of vi, but the command "vi" is always going to be there.  Even
on my embedded OpenWRT devices!



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