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From: Eric Blake <>
Subject: Re: Vim wins again. :)
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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On 07/08/2015 02:00 PM, Warren Young wrote:
> Those who have been paying attention to the Linux Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards for years, as I have, watched as Vim continually increased its lead over Emacs to the point that they didn’t even bother asking in the most recent survey.  When they asked in 2013, Emacs was at about 10%, behind Vim, gedit, and Kate:
> It is interesting to compare those results to the Stack Overflow Developer Survey:

Or this survey on

All I can say is that these surveys are inherently biased (so it will
never paint a full picture of preference, even if it is probably right
that more people know vi than emacs), nor will it affect my personal
choice (emacs all the way).

> Thoughts from the other editor geeks here?

You should know better than to provoke editor wars :)

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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  reply	other threads:[~2015-07-17 12:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-07-08 20:01 Warren Young
2015-07-17 12:00 ` Eric Blake [this message]
2015-07-17 17:45   ` Warren Young
2015-07-17 18:12     ` Stephen John Smoogen
2015-07-20 15:37       ` cyg Simple
2015-07-22 14:01         ` Robert Pendell

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