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Text Editing (on computers)

Created: 2022-03-19

I write everything in plaintext these days.

Like Derek Sivers says, text files are portable, un-commercial, offline, easy to convert, and contain no dependencies.

https://sive.rs/plaintext

After converting to full-time Linux use, I trained myself in the use of Vim and have been using it ever since.