[ILUG] text editor for absolute beginners
ilug_gmc at fiachra.ucd.ie
Tue Dec 10 11:52:03 GMT 2002
On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Niall O Broin wrote:
> Easy vi is an oxymoron , surely. I know how to use vi, to a limited
> extent, and its three modes bug the hell out of me. How are you going to
> explain that to a beginner ?
Well, vimtutor helps a lot. To be fair, vim is a lot easier and immensely
more powerful than vi.
> In fairness, I suppose everyone who uses vi was a beginner once - speaks
> volumes for the human spirit, that does.
I think the same could reasonably be said of the Unix CLI.
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