I’m a frequent (some might say avid) user of the Vim text editor. I’ve been using it off and on for the past 15 years, and it’s frequently saved me quite a bit of time with the handy macro system.

Now, if you’ve ever used Vim before you’re probably familiar with this intro screen:


Somehow, amazingly, and I’m sure like everyone else, I had managed to go on for all this time without really ever typing

:help uganda

. Last night, while installing Vim on my new laptop, I finally did. I saw Bram’s visit report. I was really touched at how much they were doing with relatively limited resources. And so I finally made a small donation to ICCF; I even got a personal email from Bram in reply, which was nice.

Anyway, if you’re a Vim user, I encourage you to do the same.

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