Vile

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Vile
Name Vi Like Emacs
Version 9.8 (2010)
Vendor
Author Paul Fox (Original fork)
Thomas E. Dickey (Current developer)
Licence GNU GPL v2 License
WWW http://invisible-island.net/vile/


vile (Vi Like Emacs) is an extensible multi-platform programmer's editor that was forked from MicroEMACS and released for DOS in 1990 and since ported to a host of architectures, basically retains architecture, the multiple buffers and windows features from MicroEMACS but changes the keyboard shortcuts and command structure to that of vi.

Older version were based on MicroEMACS code and thus released as copyright software with a no commercial usage clause, current version released under the GNU GPL v2 License.

Features

  • Command completion, history
  • Syntax colouring: C/C++, Java, Perl, HTML, shell scripts

Versions

  • vile 7.0 (1997) - [1]
  • vile 9.5 (2005-07-25) - [2]
  • vile 9.6 (2007-12-27)
  • vile 9.7 (2008-06-14)
  • vile 9.8 (2010-08-08) - vil98os2.zip

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