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Continued persecution of Evil doers

From: Barry OReilly
Subject: Continued persecution of Evil doers
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 20:16:10 -0500

> Sivaram Neelakantan <address@hidden> writes:

> > No offence to the CUA/EVIL developers but don't these 2 modes
> > get in the way of Emacs mastery as David says.  I can
> > understand someone asking for the vi . (dot command)
> > functionality equivalent in Emacs but why humour them with
> > modes that are at cross purposes to Emacs proficiency?

> After 12+ years of kosher Emacs use, some months ago I started
> to use Evil and my editing proficiency (not to mention my RSSI)
> improved noticeably.

> We all agree that not everything that Emacs does is the best
> for everybody. I'll go further and say that some Emacs things
> are quite bad.  Default keybindings, for instance.

Absolutely right. I would have never come to Emacs if not for
Evil, because the default keybindings would not have kept me sane
long enough to discover how splendid Emacs is as a platform for

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