Avy: Filter → Select → Act


One of the key point of the vim vs Kakoune discussions is often over centered around the verbobject vs objectverb approaches.

I enjoyed reading yet another perspective on this topic, this time seen through the prism of the Avy plugin in Emacs. In the following article, the author makes a comprehensive exploration of the FilterSelectAct which may offer more nuance to the debate : Avy can do anything | Karthinks

It may trigger some ideas that could probably be applied back to certain aspect of Kakoune usage.


Thanks for sharing! Somehow I find spatial navigation easier (using jkl and with xset r rate at about 150 45, I can move quickly to where I want with high precision… Entering easy motion and then reading what buttons to press and also pressing them takes way longer.