Fedora 12: Emacs is not for software development

Sir Gallantmon ngompa13 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 00:38:14 UTC 2009

I would argue otherwise, considering the flexibility of both vim and Emacs.
Personally, I like Emacs, and I have a hard time dealing with vi and its
derivatives. But, this really isn't the place to start YET ANOTHER Emacs vs.
vi[m] vs. {INSERT YOUR PREFERRED EDITOR} flamewar.

Argue that on IRC, that's always more fun... ;)

On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at>wrote:

> Debayan Banerjee wrote:
> > Well one does need an editor for development. Assuming vim and emacs
> > have roughly equal user bases, chosing emacs over vim for the
> > distribution shows Fedora packagers' personal preference too. I guess
> > both vim and emacs should be available.
> Both vim and Emacs are obsolescent and hard to use. Kate FTW!
>        Kevin Kofler
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