On Thu, 25 Jun 2009 22:23:17 -0700, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote:
>       what about j, k [down, up].  and h,l  [left, right]?
>       why reach over for the arrow keys!  oh, and o, and O
>       [open line below/Above], and 
>       \search
>       and that's 97 and 44/100ths of what you'll ever need.  

Well, I'm not good at vi. As a lazy guy (TM) I honestly prefer
ee, as long as the cursor keys work. If they don't, well, I
have a "vi keyboard reference" in my "extremely important
documentation folder" - and yes, it is a real folder, not a
directory. :-) So if everything fails, there's still vi and
the content of /rescue to get you back working.

Maybe this is because vi scared me when using WEGA (which is
the GDR's equivalent of UNIX System III, run on the P8000
multi-user workstation). Well, we were all young, many many
years in the distant past. :-)

>       ps:  when bill j. dies and meets st. pete at the pearly
>            gate, pete'll say: "So what did you do--"  And bill
>            will say, "I wrote vi."  red-carpet is rolled out
>            :_)

When Bill G. arrives at the pearly gate, ol' Pete won't ask
him what he did do, instead send him to MICROS~1 C:\HELL.EXE
with the advice to click on the devil to start the everlasting
pain. :-)

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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