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sceptreofjudah
rrainey
rrainey
rrainey
hexdump42
cherimullins
tlesher
jorjun
adamv
whosaysni
ntoll
paulsmith
MarkofCain
enki
Rich_Herds_Cats
otherchirps
paltman
gklein
frankwiles
RossP
bkmontgomery
justinlilly
bitprophet
Josh
davidpaccoud
joe
Kanru
claytron
greyfade
nathans
floyd
durden
pydanny
gg
madewulf
passy
mwalling
wzzrd
andrew
Shane
brutasse
joshontheweb
NX172
sceptreofjudah - 38 years
rrainey - 33 years
rrainey - 33 years
rrainey - 33 years
hexdump42 - 28 years
cherimullins - 28 years
tlesher - 2 years
jorjun - 27 years
adamv - 26 years
whosaysni - 26 years
ntoll - 24 years
paulsmith - 6 years
MarkofCain - 23 years
enki - 23 years
Rich_Herds_Cats - 23 years
otherchirps - 23 years
paltman - 21 years
gklein - 21 years
frankwiles - 21 years
RossP - 5 years
bkmontgomery - 1 years
justinlilly - 19 years
bitprophet - 18 years
Josh - 18 years
davidpaccoud - 17 years
joe - 4 years
Kanru - 16 years
claytron - 15 years
greyfade - 15 years
nathans - 5 years
floyd - 14 years
durden - 14 years
pydanny - 13 years
gg - 13 years
madewulf - 13 years
passy - 13 years
mwalling - 2 years
wzzrd - 12 years
andrew - 11 years
Shane - 11 years
brutasse - 11 years
joshontheweb - 10 years
NX172 - 9 years
1980–
GVIM rules.
1985–
1990–
1990–
1990–1991
I tried.
1991–
Very geek. I use it on rare occasions, never buckled down to learn it, when there is change control and rich client editors. But there's exceptions when an SSH session demands it.
1992–
On some sort of amber-screen AT&T terminal, no less.
1992–
I love vi only if emacs is not available.
1994–1999
Learned this during a high school internship at a lab that had a bunch of Sun Sparcstations.
1994–
Have been using variants of this editor since university.
1995–
1995–
1995–
1995–
Scripting on Sparc Stations then - now, the occasional faffing about in Linux.
1997–
1997–
vi is by far my favorite tool, once I grokked it I was literally hooked on Unix/Linux and development.
1997–
started using it during college and continue today using it not as a primary editor but still end up using it more than a half dozen times a week.
1998–2002
1998
First experienced this guy in a UNIX class in college.
1999–
Got started with this one on Slackware 4.0. Fun times.
2000–
vim is, well, an improvement, but knowing vim means vi is as easy as remembering not to try and use (insert everything useful here) when stuck on a shitty computer that only has vi. Which is thankfully rare these days.
2000–
2001–
I replaced Vi with Vim but still use it when Vim is not available.
2001–2004
2002–
2003–
2003–
2004–2008
Used it for a bit.
2004–
2004–
2005–
I had to learn to use it when I began to use VCS and to administer servers.
2005–
My text-based editor of choice.
2005–
2005–
2005–2006
Stupid school AIX machine only had vi
2006–
2007–
When vim is not available.
2007–
When I switched from C# to Python, I was looking for Python IDE, and found out that Vi makes me more productive than any IDE out there
2007–
Nothing compares.
2008–
Though I don't use it as my main editor, You can always rely on vi.
2009–

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