VI vs Emacs.NET?

Levi Pearson levi at cold.org
Mon Dec 31 09:23:03 MST 2007


Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> writes:

> In an attempt to settle the long debate about which is better,
> Microsoft is evidently going to make a new version of Emacs for
> windows called Emacs.NET
> This according to a new article on ZDNET
> http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=1069
>
> Does this mean VI will finally win?

If you look at the blog post that is the source of the rumor, you'll
see that it's more of a 'project inspired by emacs' than a real
version of emacs.  I doubt it will have any significance whatsoever to
the eternal flame war between emacs and vi.

                --Levi



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