73045Re: vim is too smart for its own good
- Sep 1, 2006On 8/31/06, Bruce Korb <bruce.korb@...> wrote:
> Hi,:set paste
> I'd like to use a plain text editor.
> I don't want any surprises.
> I don't want it to think it understands language syntax.
> I don't want it to colorize things.
> I don't want it to do anything at all for me, unless I explicitly
> say it is okay for it to do so.
> In short, I want vi. Except Linux distributions now alias vi
> to vim and all its wondrous wizardry. ``set compatible'' is
> insufficient. I still get automated commenting when the silly
> thing has decided that I must be editing a C file. Leave me
> alone, please. I want it all turned off. I have been unable
> to find a simple way to do that.
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