On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 10:30:40AM -0400, Rob Kinyon wrote:
> > > So, you are proposing that the Perl of the Unicode era be limited to
> > > ASCII because a 15 year old editor cannot handle the charset? That's
> > > like suggesting that operating systems should all be bootable from a
> > > single floppy because not everyone has access to a CD drive.
> >
> > I saying that, since my up-to-date version of vi on my up-to-date OpenBSD
> > can't type, much less even allow me to paste in, a Latin-1 character, this
> > is an issue.
> You're still using the base vi vs. vim?!? I didn't know people did
> that when it wasn't 3am on Sunday when trying to fix a borked /etc ...
> Huh!

I honestly don't know or care what flavor of vi I using, since it usually
changes depending on what *nix flavor I'm working on.  I also don't think that
it should make a difference what editor I'm using with a programming language.
Others seem to think differently.  C'est la vie.

Steve Peters

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