Mac/Windows -> Unix line endings

Pablo Velasquez pablo at
Fri Nov 5 17:29:12 CST 1999

I just downloaded VI. Hmmm. I think I'll stick with EditPlus. I love the
UNIX way and all for servers, but I like the mouse, I'm sorry, that's just
how it works for me. And don't even get me started on StarOffice... just

I actually didn't know there was a holy war about editors... glad I brought
it up :)


At 04:09 PM 11/5/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Bet ya didn't know that there was an editor holy war as well as language
>and OS holy wars =)
>I myself think 'vi' is the ultimate editor, and that EMACS is a
>horrible... milkmans here, gotta go, sorry
>> From: sinck at
>> \_ EditPlus is great for coding, at least I've found it to be. The color
>> \_ coding templates, choose your own colors for different types of quoting,
>> \_ variables, on and on. Unlimited "undo"... Also you get this nice
panel of
>> \_ all your open scripts. 
>> emacs will do all of the same things (differently) and runs on every
>> market-important platform (and some that aren't).  One interface makes
>> my life simpler.
>> *cough* **not* looking at vi, cat > foo, notepad, wordpad* *cough*
>> :-)
>> If someone wants emacs/perl pointers, lemme know.  My setting will
>> probably grate, but I'd be happy to share.  FWIW, The latest cperl
>> mode has a 'regex beautify' fxn that does tend to make the regexs
>> prettier without altering the semantics (much -- it's still betaware).
>> David

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