Nicholas Van Weerdenburg wrote:

> I won't ask which is better, since I've just read some of the colorful 
> net discussions on that topic.
> 
> However, I've been mucking about in each, and am about to pick one to 
> learn well. I get the impression that this list is about 2 to 1 in VIMs 
> favour for usage (where either is being used). Is this roughly accurate? 
> If so, is this because of VIM's potential to be compiled with Ruby 
> bindings to it's API?
> 
> Thanks,
> Nick
> 
> 

Well, if you decide to go with Vim, then try to keep your fingers off 
the cursor keys.  It's a royal pain to change that habit but the rewards 
are worth it when you can navigate to any part of a screen full of text 
with just a few keypresses--all without changing the position of your 
hands...