Robert Uhl <eadmund42@NOSPAMgmail.com> wrote:
| Michael Livshin <email@example.com> writes:
| >> For sysadmins, it would suffer from the
| >> usual Emacs issue of being big and slow to start up.
| > and since the usual Vi these days is actually Vim, the above usual
| > issue is not actually an issue any more.
| Wow--you're right. On my machine, I can run emacs --no-init then C-x
| C-c in 1.154 seconds while vi starts and then quits in 1.249 seconds.
| Of course, emacs with my normal .emacs takes 2.853 seconds...
Which is why I use real Vi, and *NOT* Vim!! ;-} ;-}
On my laptop, Vi (nvi-1.79) takes 0.83 s to
start up & exit the first time; only 7 ms thereafter!!
Rob Warnock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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