Thursday, August 31, 2006

Dangers of Wikipedia

That damm Wikipedia thing is addictive. It must be outlawed. Once you start reading it - page after page, link after link - you cannot stop.

Anyway. Pretty nice opinion from Tim O'Reilly about why he is vi guy.

Replace "emacs" with "random Wind0ze GUI IDE" - and what he said would be true to me too.

P.S. As for me, "Emacs vs. VI " holy war really comes down to "all-in-one v. modularized" debate. Or from another POV it can be seen as "shell vs. emacs lisp": to Emacs lisp is what shell to Unix. I like VIM since it works with shell directly - it does not have any layers distancing user from OS. I guess if one doesn't like shell but likes elisp instead - then Emacs may be the way to go.

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