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From Eddie Bush <>
Subject Re: Why are people are up on Struts
Date Sat, 14 Dec 2002 20:05:59 GMT
When I fire up "vi", it calls itself vim, so ... yes and no.  I use it 
lots of times actually (for super-simple in/out type stuff) - but I 
haven't really attempted to learn more about it than I already know.

micael wrote:

> The fact that you have vi does not mean you don't have vim, Eddy.  Did 
> you try vim?
> At 01:48 PM 12/14/2002 -0600, you wrote:
>> micael wrote:
>>> Anyone who calls vim "vi" is simply not in a position to judge it.
>>> Anyway, I do understand the initial ease of a GUI.  I like the speed 
>>> you get after spending a half-hour to an hour learning something 
>>> like vim.  I hate moving a mouse around and would rather do it with 
>>> my fingers that are already on the keyboard.
>>> Micael
>> The executable on my system is still called "vi" :-) ... so I feel 
>> I'm justified in calling it "vi" ;-O  I too see a place for the IDEs 
>> - powering a plugin to enable UML-ing things is one feature that I'm 
>> finding attractive.  I need to get back to trying Eclipse soon -- and 
>> that oomoogoo plugin for UML (no that's not the exact name - the one 
>> at  Plus ... refactorings etc - there are a few 
>> reasons to like an IDE - I don't view straight coding as one of them 
>> though ;-O
>> -- 
>> Eddie Bush 

Eddie Bush

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