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Old 04-26-2003, 07:25 PM   #1
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My top 5 reasons to use Linux


Here! To convince people who wonder here on purpose trying to find somebody to convince them.

5.) You'll learn something

4.) You can show off to your friends, because you turn "special" after you use Linux

3.) You have a new religon without giving up your old (Vi is better! No! Emacs!)

2.) You'll get to argue with idiots that like Windows and know you are right

1.) Instead of exit, you get to kill.
 
Old 04-26-2003, 08:43 PM   #2
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no vi emacs rulaz
 
Old 04-27-2003, 12:19 AM   #3
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Vi is more of a light rugged rifle.

Emacs is a planet destroying cannon used in a small urban firefight.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 01:29 AM   #4
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thats what makes it awesome
 
Old 04-27-2003, 04:23 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by Solean
Vi is more of a light rugged rifle.
Heh ... a rifle that needs you to pull two triggers
before you can actually shoot ;) Hell of a lot of
a use :D

Well, vi's ONLY excuse for being around is that
it fit's on a floppy, and emacs doesn't ;)

Cheers,
Tink

Last edited by Tinkster; 04-27-2003 at 04:24 AM.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 01:16 PM   #6
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Quote:
Vi is more of a light rugged rifle.

Emacs is a planet destroying cannon used in a small urban firefight.
VI is a light rugged rifle which fits in your back pocket, which can wipe out whole civilizations (or) be used in hand to hand combat, depending on necessity.

Emacs can shoot down planes, but for some reason it was installed underground, where it fails in taking out the rodents. All it's good for is playing tetris and I have Linux for that - a far superior OS to Emacs.
; )
 
Old 04-27-2003, 03:45 PM   #7
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Exactly - the idea of a text editor not fitting on a floppy is insane. Emacs isn't a text editor - it's an OS with an identity crisis.

Not that I'm in a vi/emacs holy war. I mostly use joe.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 07:30 PM   #8
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Vi and emacs equally cool.
The only problem I find with them is that I sometimes have to use them for the lack of an easy-to-use text editor.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 09:10 PM   #9
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My reason for using this wonderful OS....Chicks dig Linux.;D
 
Old 05-03-2003, 01:34 AM   #10
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Do they? Believe me, they don't. They get all sensitive because Bill Gates wears make up.
 
Old 05-03-2003, 09:59 AM   #11
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vi is god
 
Old 05-03-2003, 10:30 AM   #12
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Guys, I think you got it all wrong! VI iMproved(VIM) is the best!

Check it out.
 
Old 05-03-2003, 10:51 AM   #13
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I have heared enough about this vi being good but personally I always use emacs and I can do thing much faster than my friends who use vi!
 
Old 05-03-2003, 03:11 PM   #14
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LOL, I haven't progressed past pico. I can use edlin though. *groan*
I'm going to have to relearn vi sometime. Know any good cheatsheets?
 
Old 05-03-2003, 04:32 PM   #15
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Personally, I think emacs is a little too bloated.
 
  


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