143 votesSantiago Lema commented
It is all about convenience. I do see a HUGE need for this. Not everybody wants to use vi from the terminal on his phone. For example on the Mac I use rmate on the Mac to edit server file with TextMate. Is it much faster & responsive than using the editor remotely.
I don't ask for a complex editor which would be a lot of work but just a text area. One would be able to open text file, edit it as plain text and save it back on server. That's a great time saver. Copy pasting to another app is losing time each time you edit one file.
I also paid for this because it had a SFTP client. Which for me implied a basic viewer editor.