best text editor for programming Python on a Mac

Lawrence D’Oliveiro lawrencedo99 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 03:59:22 EDT 2016


On Monday, June 20, 2016 at 10:45:08 AM UTC+12, Gregory Ewing wrote:
>
> Lawrence D’Oliveiro wrote:
>
>> But not vi/vim. It only lets you place your cursor *on* a character, not
>> *in-between* characters.
> 
> That's because the terminals it was designed to work on
> didn't have any way of displaying a cursor between two
> characters.

That’s a dumb excuse. I’ve been using full-screen editors since 1979, on VT52 and later VT100 and then VT220 terminals, until text-mode terminals became obsolete. They all worked the way Emacs does, and vi does not.


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