On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 5:30 PM Fred Cisin via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
"Baby Duck Syndrome": you bond to the first
one. Any time you are tempted
to switch, everything that any other one does differently is "just all
wrong". If you are eventually compelled to switch, you will bond to a new
one; and every other one "just does it all wrong".
'course, then there are the MAJOR religious battles. Such as VI VS EMACS.
I started on 8-bitters. On minis, I first encountered EDT (on VMS),
then Emacs (on UNIX, AmigaDOS, and even VMS), then years later when I
was working for Lucent/Bell Labs, vi...
I'm all kinds of messed up, but mostly I use vi(m) these days. It's
not perfect (oh, buy, it's not perfect!) but I can have the same
experience going from platform to platform to platform. That's worth