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Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> Kamil Górnik wrote:
>> I suffer lack of vi (vim) on stage3 since ever. It's not a big binary
>> and still there are those who prefer vi to nano.
>> Every time I install gentoo the first time I need to do after setting
>> up the system is emerging vi before emerge -Du world.
> We will *never* include vim instead of nano, simple because
> *everybody* can use nano, which many people have no fscking clue how
> to use vim. I've been a linux user for almost 8 years, and I've never
> learned how to use vim. We also will not include *both* packages,
> because that would bloat the stages unnecessarily.
> Just because you prefer vim instead of nano doesn't mean we should use
> it. There are many aspects of the release where somebody thinks that
> *their* preference is the correct one. It usually isn't :P
Also, this raises the editor debate that will most likely end in a
"religious" war between vi(m) and emacs.
Jorge Vicetto (jmbsvicetto) - jmbsvicetto at gentoo dot org
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