Vim Boss

Bram, the creator of Vim, is seen as a hero by the author. They admire his ability to make informed decisions and his avoidance of sensationalism and personal judgments. Bram quietly contributed value to the universe without seeking celebrity or recognition. His commit messages, focusing on problem-solving, were effective and influenced his approach to other aspects of life, including managing resources in Uganda. The author believes that Vim and Neovim, a derivative of Vim, have an alive ecosystem driven by utility rather than ideology. Key principles of Bram’s work, such as extensibility and embedding, are continued in Neovim. The author also mentions Bram’s sense of humor and calls on readers to be pragmatic in their actions.

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