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 [EMAIL PROTECTED]