Found my favorite DOS editor

Guy Sotomayor ggs at
Tue Sep 28 17:49:38 CDT 2021

On 9/28/21 3:41 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
>>>>> "I've been using vi for about two years, mostly because I can't 
>>>>> figure out how to exit it."
>>>> :q
>>>> 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:  Control-X Control-C😁
> Can EMACS be expanded enough to emulate VI?

Yes.  There is an elisp package called EVIL (Extensible VI Layer) that 
emulates VI in EMACS.

Since EMACS has a full programming language (elisp), you can write 
anything you want in it (mail readers, browsers, calendar apps, other 
editors, etc).  I've written a few things in elisp to mainly deal with 
global changes that were more complicated than I could figure out with a 
SED script.

> Can VI be expanded enough to emulate EMACS?
No idea.

TTFN - Guy

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