[Gllug] vi vs emacs (repeat)

Benedikt Heinen gllug at ml.icemark.net
Wed Mar 9 12:20:58 UTC 2005

> <quote>
> To win a bet I wrote a set of vi macros that let vi simulate a Turing
> Machine.  Since Turing Machines are universal computational devices,
> this should settle the editor wars debate for once and for all.
> Other editors may have better user interfaces than vi, but they are
> certainly no more "powerful".
> </quote>

Interesting - how does the availability of a good macro system settle the 
editor wars debate once and for all (in favour of vi), if other editors 
have equally powerful macro systems and "better" user interfaces?


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