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Re: Viper-mode too slow on OSX Snow Leopard (custom-compiled cocoa emacs


From: Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
Subject: Re: Viper-mode too slow on OSX Snow Leopard (custom-compiled cocoa emacs 23.2.1)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2011 09:04:36 -0600

*bump*

No hints ?

Marcelo.

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> Putting editor wars aside, I've started using VIM (MacVim to be
> specific) and after a steep learning curve, as you might expected, I'm
> delighted by the efficient way to manipulate the text. However, I
> still use emacs a lot and I don't plan on leaving it, since I have
> most of my writings (blog post drafts, notes, todo lists (thanks
> orgmode!)) there.
>
> I do, however, want to start using only one navigation model, and the
> VIM one is the logical choice for me right now. Luckily emacs has
> Viper-mode, but when I activate it on emacs 23, it just renders emacs
> so slow to point I can't really use it. Each keystroke takes about
> 600ms to render to screen, and if I start typing fast, it just hangs
> and takes a few seconds to show the whole text.
>
> Emacs version: GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin, NS apple-appkit-1038.29)
> OSX Snow Leopard.
>
> Any ideas of what's going on and how to fix it?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Marcelo.
>



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