Subject: Re: Newbie with some GUI questions
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 04:27:34 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Surendra Singhi  <> wrote:
| I think [X]Emacs has a viper or vi mode, you can try that.

The problem I've had with [X]Emacs (the several times I tried to
use it) is that the vi-like modes are all *major* modes, suitable
only for editing plaintext. As soon as you want to edit, say, Lisp,
you enter "Lisp mode" and you *lose* the vi-like behavior entirely.

That is, "vi mode" needs to be a *mixin*, not a major mode itself!


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