On Nov 21, 11:01 am, "ara.t.howard" <ara.t.how... / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2007, at 6:45 AM, Brian Adkins wrote:
>
> > I agree that the survey was limited, but why would one need anything
> > besides vim for Ruby development? ;)
>
> i also *need* screen.  because i worked remotely on at least a dozen
> machines over the course of a given week i find it critical to be to
> detach a vim session and pick up where i left off and also to
> multiplex terminals, otherwise i'd have 30 or more open.  screen +
> vim is the ultimate ide, it even works with c and fortran.  gasp!

Nice tip on screen. My need is not as great, but there have been times
when it would've been useful, so I just read up on it.