Found my favorite DOS editor
cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Sep 28 17:41:43 CDT 2021
>>>> "I've been using vi for about two years, mostly because I can't
>>>> figure out how to exit it."
>>> you're welcome
>> Or having to power cycle the machine to get out of EMACS.
On Tue, 28 Sep 2021, Mike Katz via cctalk wrote:
> To Exit EMACS:Â Control-X Control-Cð
I once saw a car with a vanity plate: CTRL K D
(Wordstar for save and exit)
Can EMACS be expanded enough to emulate VI?
Can VI be expanded enough to emulate EMACS?
About 3 decades ago, there was some linguistic analysis of effects on
writing style with some editors.
There were some very simplistic conclusions, such as that small screen
(number of characters/lines, NOT square footage) produced choppier
writing, with more repetitions, due to not seeing both paragraphs at the
It really should be studied in depth, including expanding the algorithms
of Flesch-Kincaid, SMOG, Coleman-Liau, ARI, Linser Write Formula,
phrase repetition analysis, etc.
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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