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Romans Pokrovskis

Here are my 2 cents.

We don't tell a painter which brush to use, so why should we prescribe tools for a developer?

I don't mind people using vim. But I also suffered through pair programming sessions with a person using vim extension for Visual Studio.

My suggestion is the following: If you expect someone to help you at the same machine, find a way to temporary restore defaults.
Disable vim extension, switch Dvorak layout to QWERTY and dust-off that company-issued mouse instead of forcing your partner to use your Ergonomic Trackball.