[nSLUG] amusing convergence of old and new

Daniel Morrison draker at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 21:24:54 ADT 2010


On 13 April 2010 21:09, Ted Tibbetts <intuited at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is a vi equivalent called jsvi.  It is I think feature-complete for
> `vi` and has some additional features like spell checking.  I don't think it
> implements syntax colouring or some of the more impressive features of ymacs
> though.
> I'd be pretty interested in seeing something like this applied to HTML
> editing, ie being able to edit a webpage interactively using vi-like
> controls and commands.  It would be great to have efficient editing
> functionality available in a context that allows for a richer display of
> content.  Having a javascript command line readily available, probably with
> jQuery and some additional macros defined, would be an obvious plus.  And
> saving via WebDAV or some such would make it practical.

Well at this point we must mention Vimperator:

http://vimperator.org/vimperator

"...interactive JavaScript shell..."

(haven't tried to use that feature though).

-D.



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