@jeffalyanak Or equally bad 😉
They are both extensively good editors that work well for people who think in a particular way. Emacs is for people who flow through work to keep their mind working, vi for people who enjoy breaks to keep their mind working.
They both have learning curves to compensate for things we no longer need to deal wit
They both have annoying groups of people behind them who just can't deal with the idea not everyone is the same.
@Truck @jeffalyanak Many years ago, when all I knew was there were editor wars and I needed to pick a side, I tried them both out. I had the exact opposite experience. I couldn't for the life of me figure out how to get out of emacs, meanwhile in vi I stumbled into the help and learned how to close it. It's been one of the first things I install on a new box ever since.
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