[CentOS] vi defaults in 6.x

Fri Aug 17 10:22:36 UTC 2012
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

> When I use copy/paste text into a window running vi, if there is a
> single line starting with '#', in the pasted content, it adds a # to
> all subsequent lines and indents each an additional level.  Is there
> some way to eliminate this bizarre behavior, preferably globally and
> permanently so I don't have to repeat some change for every
> machine/user where I might log in?

If you do not want to change the defaults, you could temporarily call vim 
without the initializations:
  vim -u NONE ...