Vim can handle multuithreading properly - unlike Emacs - but otherwise
Emacs feels far more extensible. The keybinding innovations - mostly taken from
- and macro system make manipulating files an incredibly
productive process. Vim users often have a library of cli and tui programs that
they use in conjunction with Vim to facilitate a desktop ecosystem without a
Learn the keybindings! They're standards that tend to work
- Comma :: As it should always be followed with a space grammatically,
every other key can be freely mapped to with no delay! You lose the
functionality of backwards repeating though...
- Space :: What doom emacs uses, my current key and what I'm used to.
This works fine, but the timeout definitely can impact the fluency of writing on
- Semicolon :: Interesting option, but there seem to be some strange
repeat patterns in specific modes.
- \ :: Controversial, it's pretty far away... but it's the
default. Unclear whether bashing the pinkie to the right is a great motion (just
like Emacs and the left).