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  • I'm currently drinking the Emacs Kool-Aid. Choice of flavor: GNU.

    I used to swear by VIM. From the day I discovered emacs, I had the feeling that I was supposed to learn it, and that I would, "some day." It just seemed like the thing a UNIX person was eventually supposed to do. My switch from straight vi to vim just about killed that desire; I figured it was good enough, and I was highly productive with it.

    Then I started noticing that a lot of the programmers I respect use emacs. I started suspectin

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • by Mur (229) on 2002.04.26 8:27 (#7595) Journal
      I too, got turned on by Emacs a long time ago, lost it for years (no good PC port), rediscovered it, and standardized on it on both Windows and Linux. I find that I can carry around a pretty basic .emacs file and be confident that I can do the same editing with the same keystrokes no matter where I am.
      Jeff Boes Hyper-real techno priest of Perl