Your problem with Vim is that you don't grok vi.
Written onAugust 2, 2009.
Bookmarked onSeptember 23, 2023.
I've only scratched to surface of vi's power and none of what I've described here is even part of the "improvements" for which vim is named! All of what I've described here should work on any old copy of vi from 20 or 30 years ago.Visit