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I really want to see some measurements of the efficiency of vim. Because we [know](http://www.asktog.com/TOI/toi06KeyboardVMouse1.html) that people's perception of time taken when using keyboard shortcuts is skewed: using keyboard shortcuts makes you perceive your actions as faster, even in those cases where they are not. Thus, I hear a lot of people say good things about vim, but it is difficult to merely take their word for it, since it might very well be that they think they are faster then they are.

Vim and using the keyboard isn't about speed. It's about precision.

Also: many text editing actions can go from conscious (using a mouse) to subconscious (using the keyboard + muscle memory).

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