General Meeting

Editor Wars: vi

Glenn Stafford
Alliance Systems / MDSI

Tuesday, June 22 2001 at 7:00-9:00 pm
College of DuPage Room SRC-1048


This presentation will cover the general capabilities of the vi editor; which NON-UNIX enthusiasts consider an acronym for "Virtually Impossible"

The presentation will:

In addition, vim (vi improved) will be covered in this presentation. Useful examples will be provided.

Speaker Bio

Glenn is a member of the Customer Support staff at Alliance Systems / MDSI. Glenn has over 8 years experience with UNIX system administration; with a strong background with internal and external support. He is a sophisticated UNIX user in the areas of shell programming, UNIX regular expression, and Systems Administration. Glenn has spoken before on very useful topics in UNIX related topics (shell, perl, and awk programming, and UNIX Security) at UniForum Chicago meetings and at technical conferences such as Technetron in Boston (1992 & 1993) and MARUG in Myrtle Beach (1995 and 1996). Glenn has also had UNIX tutorials published in Access To Wang.

In addition to his computer background, Glenn is a prominent Fastpitch Softball Umpire who has worked five national tournaments. Glenn's name is enshrined at the A.S.A Hall of Fame in recognition for working three or more national tournaments. He has the long term goal to work the Pan American and Olympics. He has also dedicated his time coaching at softball clinics.

Getting to the meeting

The next meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, June 22, 1998 at the College of DuPage. The address of the meeting facility is:

        College of DuPage
        Building SRC, Rm 1048
        22nd and Lambert
        Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56). Butterfield West to Lambert Rd. Lambert Rd North to first right after College Road. Park in lots 7 or 8 and walk to SRC building. Room 1048 is on the first floor and is entered through the cafeteria.

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