[Chugalug] gedit vs geany

Mike Harrison cluon at geeklabs.com
Wed Dec 19 10:15:45 UTC 2012

Dan Dumped:
> I'm not a vim fan, but I've found it quite worthwhile to learn the
> basics of getting around in vi, because often that's the only editor
> available on a platform. Especially if you're doing embedded work, or
> admin stuff on machines run by total bastards (and if you've hung out
> with many sysops, you know that's most of them).

Even I can do the basics in vi/vim, it's worth learning to use it to be 
able to edit /etc/resolv.conf or other files on a bare bones systems.

> (And, yes, that tool comes up because I've been using one to shape an
> electric guitar body; it scares the crap out of the teenager I'm
> building this beast with, but has such amazing capabilities in the
> right hands...)

THAT's how you got those nice curves! Awesome!

There is something about working without the safety net in place.
Inspiring... Same goes for GUI assistive code editors.. you can only work 
withing the safety net.

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