Vim wins again. :)

Eric Blake
Fri Jul 17 12:00:00 GMT 2015

On 07/08/2015 02:00 PM, Warren Young wrote:
> Those who have been paying attention to the Linux Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards for years, as I have, watched as Vim continually increased its lead over Emacs to the point that they didn’t even bother asking in the most recent survey.  When they asked in 2013, Emacs was at about 10%, behind Vim, gedit, and Kate:
> It is interesting to compare those results to the Stack Overflow Developer Survey:

Or this survey on

All I can say is that these surveys are inherently biased (so it will
never paint a full picture of preference, even if it is probably right
that more people know vi than emacs), nor will it affect my personal
choice (emacs all the way).

> Thoughts from the other editor geeks here?

You should know better than to provoke editor wars :)

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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