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VIM

(messaging)

VIM

(text, tool)

VIM

(1) (Vi IMproved) A text editor written by Bram Moolenaar that runs under most operating systems. Licensed as charityware and released in the early 1990s, VIM is an enhanced version of the Unix vi editor and is mostly compatible with it. VIM is command driven, but also offers a GUI option that accepts the same commands. VIM can be customized by the user, and it accepts plug-ins for added functionality. For more information, visit www.vim.org. See vi.

(2) (Vendor Independent Messaging Interface) A programming interface developed by Lotus, Novell, IBM and others. In order to enable an application to send and receive mail over a VIM-compliant messaging system such as cc:Mail, programmers write to the VIM interface.
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Vimes is in many ways Carrot's opposite: He is no outsider, he grew up in the city; he is not naive, optimistic, or innocent, but cynical.
Where Carrot sees the good in people, Vimes sees the bad: Everybody is guilty of something, you just have to find out what they did.
Sam Vimes is Commander of Ankh-Morpork's City Watch.
After the likes of hapless wizard Rincewind and the equally hapless Vimes, captain of the City Watch, we're introduced to another delightfully daffy hero.
Some old favourites also crop up,including the permanently annoyed Commander Vimes -a voice of sanity in an increasingly insane world, now with the nickname Vimes the Butcher.
Fans of Pratchett's Discworld fantasy/SF series will not be disappointed in this story that takes Vimes from his present-day life to an alternate life as his younger self.
Blake's 7 star Paul Darrow comes down to earth as Captain Vimes, leader of a Watch that doesn't do anything to stamp out crime.