On 6/26/20 10:33 AM, Neil Horman wrote:
If I google how to quit vi, I see a full 10 pages of the answer to
documented in detail
The fact that people have to google their way out of such a mundane
circumstance is in my opinion enough to give this proposal a:
As background, I am well familiar with vi and I rarely change the EDITOR
to emacs, even though it's my own preference.
There are two reasons:
* vi starts instantly and emacs doesn't,
* emacs leaves the *~ files around, and most contexts in which 'vi' is
being used is simple enough that my knowledge of vi is sufficient and I
don't need the backup files.
Nano comes out favorably in both cases, so even though I have never used
it before I think it's a better choice than both vi and emacs.