[OT] Text Editor vs IDE aka ctrl-s froze VI

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Oct 14 13:57:00 MDT 2005

On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 12:49:17PM -0600, Steve wrote:
> Again my argument here is not against features.
> My argument is for simplicity.  Primarily in the UI.
> I would say I'm pretty far from being a newbie, but the previous
> poster is correct, few things are more irritating than hitting some
> combo of keys or another and having your editor turn into a
> news-reader.  

I agree. So don't hit random keystrokes.

Unless, of course, you are contributing to RFC 2795 work.

Being annoyed at vi or emacs because it did what it was programmed to
do strikes me as not taking responsibility for your own actions.


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