[Haskell-cafe] Re: Best text editor
leimy2k at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 16:40:18 EDT 2009
On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Nicolas Pouillard <
nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Toby Hutton's message of Wed Apr 15 05:00:16 +0200 2009:
> > On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Jeff Wheeler <jeff at nokrev.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > As one of the Yi developers, I'd love to hear some more specific
> > > feedback on this. Do you remember any specific Vim features that were
> > > missing?
> > My main gripe with the vi emulation in Yi was in vty mode and how
> > it was unable to tell that 'esc' wasn't always 'meta-'. e.g., If I
> > leave insert mode with esc and hit j to go down a line too quickly it
> > interpreted it as meta-j. Quite annoying. This was a little while
> > ago though.
> I think this one is fixed, at least I cannot reproduce it.
> > Also, I remember the cursor would go beyond the last character in a
> > line in command mode, which is very un-vi-ish. At the time I remember
> > thinking I should try and fix these things myself... but.. umm...
> This one have been fixed too.
> >  vty Yi is the only one I would use--coding must always live inside
> > a screen session :) I really dislike wrapping a GUI around vi(m). I
> > don't want toolbars, tabs, scrollbars nor menus. I don't even want a
> > titlebar. Absolute full screen terminal running screen is perfect. :)
Can/Does yi integrate ghci somehow? That'd be most outstanding, but I've
not seen it done.
I use yi sometimes for SVN commits :-)
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