[Chicago-talk] Best perl editor on Linux?

Young, Aaron Aaron.Young at citadelgroup.com
Tue Jan 27 14:33:14 CST 2004

isn't this the same argument that someone could make about some of the 

improvements slated for Perl6?

Aaron F Young
Broker Reconciliation
Operations & Portfolio Finance
Citadel Investment Group LLC 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Lembark [mailto:lembark at wrkhors.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 12:46 AM
> To: Chicago.pm chatter
> Subject: Re: [Chicago-talk] Best perl editor on Linux?
> > Yikes, to me that is the best improvement possible...to 
> each their own,
> > but Vim does come with vi compatibility mode, and most of 
> the individual
> > options can be handled separately... from the Vim docs:
> I've spent too much time switching between vi on
> Solaris, SunOS, HP-UX, AIX, Linux, BSD, and IRIX
> as su on damaged systems. Predictability -- as in
> leavig the original vi syntax alone -- becomes
> rather useful hacking files in single-user mode.
> It's also a nice thing if you have to walk into a
> site that doesn't have vim and start work. At least
> with vile the "stock" vi commands still live in my
> muscle memory. I may get frustrated with the lack
> of some vile commands but at least won't fry myself
> typing incorrect working commands (get more than a
> few beeps though :-).
> --
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