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According to Wikipedia:

vi is a screen-oriented text editor originally created for the Unix operating system. The portable subset of the behavior of vi and programs based on it, and the ex editor language supported within these programs, is described by (and thus standardized by) the Single Unix Specification and POSIX.

vi is part of the base group. See vi(1) for the manual.

Vi-style software

The key bindings and modes of vi have been recreated in various other software: