"It is not like the vi editor needs introducing to seasoned UNIX
users. The vi editor, originally developed by Bill Joy of Sun
Microsystems, is an endlessly extensible, easy-to-use light ASCII
editor and the bane of the newbie existence. This column will
introduce the vi editor to the newbie and perhaps toss in a few
ideas for the seasoned user as well. Since I am such a huge fan of
vi, I most certainly intend on following up on this column later on
this year with more advanced vi topics."
"The first half of the column will overview editing, saving,
yanking/putting and navigating a file within a vi session. The
second half will be a step by step sample vi session to help get
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