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Re: Emacs for over aged hippies?!

From: Filipe Silva
Subject: Re: Emacs for over aged hippies?!
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:49:01 -0300

Funny that there's a renewed interest for keybind intensive editors like
emacs and vim. I'm seeing quite a few of my coworkers and friends who
program trying to learn vim or emacs. And I was born in 1982. 3 months of
vim or emacs and your old editor is already eclipsed.

I think that's because of the devops/docker surge. It forces you to work
with unix, many times without a gui. And you have to be efficient editing
text in this guiless environment. And then you discover that you are orders
of magnitude more efficient editing text without a mouse. And then you're

On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 4:09 PM, Gian Uberto Lauri <address@hidden> wrote:

> > On 15 Aug 2016, at 21:00, Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > Mike Causer wrote:
> >
> >> Four of my bikes are older even than emacs &
> >> vi and another one was bought new in the
> >> period between learning emacs and switching
> >> to vi after starting with Unix.
> >
> > From when do you date Emacs and Vi?
> >
> > 1976 is arguably a good year for both and if so
> > I also have many bikes older than that :)
> The seventies gave us the best music and the best editors. Maybe even the
> best OS
> --
> One that was a young boy then...

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