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Emacs is a venerable text editor written by Richard Stallman in the days which might yet not quite have been becoming The Anthropocene and computing was experiencing one of its first revolutionary progressive discontinuities in an age of unrepressed diversification. In one of the defining flame wars of the FOSS community, which is not in fact one community but many, each with distinct and sometimes competing philosophies and objectives, emacs is pitted against vim. Marginálie developer, Christopher Rozruch believes in efforts of secular ecumenism and for that reason (and because he is logging in to any number of Ubuntu virtual servers which don't initially have emacs, and because he knows one or two handy commands on one, and one or two on the other, that he uses both emacs and vim.