Archive for May, 2007

Why, oh WHY, do those nutheads use vi?

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

I’ve written an advocacy article… well, no it’s not advocacy… well, YES, it IS an advocacy article, about vi/vim editing. The main goal is to have an explanation so that NON-vi(m)ers can understand what the fuss is all about, and why me, and many other thousands of people (including all my customers) still use vi/vim, and (at least my customers) go as far as paying me $70 for the privilege if they happen to use Visual Studio, Word, Outlook or SQL Server. Many of them even deem it a bargain.

Without further ado:

Why, oh, WHY do those #?@! nutheads use vi?