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|Becoming reliant on an environment that takes weeks to set up isn't really a good thing|
While I agree, it doesn't take weeks for me to configure my Emacs. I keep everything on Dropbox so when I need to set it up I can literally go to www.dropbox.com, download my Emacs folder, drag and drop and be done.
|Desktops are dying (as are laptops, for that matter)|
So no powerful machines or transportable ones, ¿what technology will be using?
In terms of powerful machines, I wasn't really talking about supercomputers. Obviously supercomputers won't be any smaller than they need to be to get the maximum processing power. However, desktops and laptops will probably be all but replaced for recreational use by tablets and smartphones in 10 years.
And as for transportable machines... tablets and smartphones are easier to transport than laptops.
|See above, I don't need to create complex scripts to customize or do other tasks|
. Most things written in vim script are pretty simple (albeit ugly).
|there is no need for me to learn a language I will most likely rarely use.|
Again, this is
. Whether or not you use vimscript frequently the changes that you make with it would make you more productive with every other language you use (assuming you were editing them in Vim).
|I have bash script/python/etc if I ever need to automate anything which is far more useful then something that is restricted to such a small subset (one little ity bity program).|
You clearly don't know what vimscript is used for if you think it's used for the same things as bash and python. And for the love of god: don't reply that you do know because you clearly have no
fucking idea what you're talking about unicorn
|They are not advantages because they are fluff, I don't need them.|
If you honestly feel this way why don't you just go and use notepad? You don't need any of the "fluff" in Vim either. In other words this entire sentence contradicts your entire argument,
When you feel like you want to stop being
stupid a fairy
how about you realize that just like the "fluff" Vim has that notepad doesn't is helpful so are the scripts you could use with it.
|So I'm guessing you changed every single hot key for Emacs ? You didn't bother learning any of them. When you first started, you just opened up the config file and started setting all your hot keys right?|
No, not at all. The first thing I did was read through the whole documentation, then spend about a month using it under the default configuration and then once I'd decided what I wanted to change and add I did so. I don't know why you thought I would do such a thing but it doesn't matter: it was wrong.
|There really isn't anything other then hot keys to customize.|
Again, you clearly don't know
shit about vimscript magic
. You're pretty much just boasting your own ignorance here.
|I didn't adapt to the program, I picked a program that was already tailored to me and my needs.|Bullshit Toads
. I seriously doubt that you were able to flawlessly or even productively use Vim when you first started. And this is true for everyone. Just about everything you've ever done in life you've had to adapt to. So when you have the chance to adapt something to yourself instead why wouldn't you do it?
|I think it is silly to pick a program simply because it is customizable.|
And you're entitled to your own
dumb and incorrect opinions. pony.
|In of itself, you have to adapt yourself to learn how to customize it (in this case you have to learn vimscript and elisp).|
You don't even need to learn elisp to make some useful changes. I didn't know crap about elisp when I started customizing my Emacs. I just browsed around the settings and downloaded some scripts off of the internet. I didn't need to adapt at all.
|Why pick a program that is so customizable you can turn it into something entirely difference. You'd be better off creating your own language and creating your own editor with that language.|
That's pretty much what you're doing. Can you honestly tell me you'd be more productive using an editor some stranger created or one that you've personally created and tailored to your preferences. Emacs pretty much gives you the tools to make your own editor. So the reasoning behind "picking a program that is so customizable you can turn it into something entirely different" is that that entirely different thing can be amazing and not take much effort.
|Just saying but super computers that have 1000 intel processors and 1000 nvidia gpu's in them that are used daily, that cost millions of dollars to maintain, aren't going to be replaced by a tablet.|
Supercomputers make up a miniscule percentage of the computers used in the world. I was mostly talking about recreational desktops. As I said earlier in this post "Obviously supercomputers won't be any smaller than they need to be to get the maximum processing power."
| It isn't stupid as vim is perfect :). Can't customize perfection.|
I have nothing to say.