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Vi is vim without text objects ie pretty poor (and one of the most important things a vim user should know).

Your advice is very misleading in 2016.

I don't think there is an active vi codebase, vi is actually vim in compatibility mode in most operating systems.




nvi is actively maintained by the BSDs, which all ship it as the default system editor. Apple did too until IIRC two versions ago.




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