> One feature i find vi/nvi/vim/whatever is lacking is the ability to have
> an interactive shell inside a buffer, i can be in
> one xemacs session, and C-X2-C-Xo m-x shell and i have a command prompt
> sitting right there, which i can even copy and paste from. I've never
> found a way to do this in vi, and i find it much more productive to be
> able to do everything from one terminal than constantly switching
> backwards and forwards between processes. Just my $0.02 :)

That's what C-z is for!

Ari