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Oh, the things Vim could teach Silicon Valley's code slingers

adam 40

What's wrong with "cp /dev/console filename"?


Or on DOS - copy con: filename

Much better than ed!

Ahh yes I still use vim/vi every day - it's hard-wired into my brain now. Never really grokked emacs which seems to use up far more memory.

Apart from a brief (geddit!??) change of editor in the late 80's it's been vim all the way. Even then I used the brief vi macros.

I still remember permies looking over my shoulder asking "How did you do that?" the reply would be "I'm not telling you my contractor secrets!" Control-space being a fave.



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