By Jove! It's a lightweight alternative to Vim

Posted by bob on Jan 4, 2017 5:51 PM EDT
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Some people like Vim as a text editor, and other people like Emacs. Having such different opinions are the way of the UNIX world. I'm an Emacs user through and through. Sure, I spent a few obligatory years in my early days of UNIX using Vim, but once I learned Emacs properly, there was no going back. The thing about Vi(m) is that it's on nearly every UNIX box because it's been around forever, and it's pretty small. It's the obvious choice for a default editor that people can use in a pinch. read more

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Busybox applet vi is the lightest vim alternative quatroporquatro 4 708 Jan 5, 2017 3:29 PM
jove is a good alternative, but not for vim mbaehrlxer 1 636 Jan 5, 2017 9:47 AM

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