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Measuring vi expertise

When you see a blog-post that tells you how to fix cursor keys not working properly in vi on Solaris, and you think: “Why is someone using cursor keys in vi?”

…that’s when you know you’ve reached a reasonably advanced level of vi usage. Because just last year, you found yourself cursing the whole w-b-e-f-h-j-k-l “archaic” interface… and now you find yourself typing a string of j’s in gmail’s compose window to move downwards.

(If this sounds greek, vi is my favourite editor)