Found my favorite DOS editor

Liam Proven lproven at
Wed Sep 29 11:19:39 CDT 2021

On Wed, 29 Sept 2021 at 00:41, Fred Cisin via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:

> Can EMACS be expanded enough to emulate VI?

> Can VI be expanded enough to emulate EMACS?

There's something almost poetic in their mutual love-hate
relationship. Yin and yang. :-D

> 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
> same time.
> 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.

Nifty idea!

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